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Colleges / California State University, San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate78%
Acceptance Rate78%

CSU San Bernardino Academics

California State University, San Bernardino requires a minimum of 180 quarter units to complete a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. CSU San Bernardino accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, CSU San Bernardino has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 59% of students who start college at CSU San Bernardino complete all the credits required within six years.

CSU San Bernardino offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: CSU San Bernardino may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At CSU San Bernardino?

CSU San Bernardino has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with CSU San Bernardino directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at CSU San Bernardino

When choosing a major, CSU San Bernardino students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at CSU San Bernardino.

Student Designed Majors

CSU San Bernardino allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

CSU San Bernardino does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at CSU San Bernardino

CSU San Bernardino offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About California State University, San Bernardino

Does CSU San Bernardino Offer Learning Disability Services?

✅ CSU San Bernardino offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does CSU San Bernardino Offer Online Classes?

✅ CSU San Bernardino has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does CSU San Bernardino Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ CSU San Bernardino offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does CSU San Bernardino Have An Honors Program?

✅ CSU San Bernardino offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does CSU San Bernardino Require Internships?

🟨 CSU San Bernardino does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About California State University, San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino Library

The main library on campus is the Pfau Library.

Dual Degree Programs at CSU San Bernardino

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

CSU San Bernardino does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does CSU San Bernardino have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

CSU San Bernardino has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at CSU San Bernardino include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

•an Air Force branch unit on campus

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