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Cal State San Bernardino - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


Cal State San Bernardino

Cal State San Bernardino

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Cal State San Bernardino Description:

Founded in 1965, the California State University at San Bernardino is one of the younger universities in the Cal State system. The college offers over 70 bachelor's and master's degree programs with business administration being the most popular among undergraduates. Cal State San Bernardino has a 24 to 1 student / faculty ratio. The university prides itself on the diversity of its student body and the fact that there is no majority ethnic group on campus. In athletics, the Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes compete in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 18,234 (16,055 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 88% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,550 (in-state); $17,710 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,524 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,966
  • Other Expenses: $2,337
  • Total Cost: $20,377 (in-state); $31,537 (out-of-state)

Cal State San Bernardino Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 83%
  • Cal State San Bernardino Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 73%
    • Loans: 39%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,544
    • Loans: $4,849

Scholarships for (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice Studies, English, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 3%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 11%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Profiles for Other Cal State Campuses

Bakersfield | Channel Islands | Chico | Dominquez Hills | East Bay | Fresno State | Fullerton | Humboldt | Long Beach | Los Angeles | Maritime | Monterey Bay | Northridge | Pomona (Cal Poly) | Sacramento | San Bernardino | San Diego | San Francisco | San Jose State | San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) | San Marcos | Sonoma State | Stanislaus

More California Public University Information

Cal State San Bernardino Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.csusb.edu/president/Vision.html

"California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.

Building on a tradition of close student contact with faculty, staff and administrators, the university is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of its students and the communities it serves by providing learning opportunities driven by teaching and research excellence, intellectual interaction and creativity.

The university is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California, improving the region's quality of life through the skills, knowledge, experience and engagement of its faculty, staff, students and alumni."

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