About the University
California State University, East Bay (commonly referred to as Cal State East Bay, CSU East Bay, or CSUEB) is a public university located in Hayward, California, United States. The university, as part of the 23-campus California State University system, offers 136 undergraduate and 60 post-baccalaureate areas of study. California State University, East Bay has been designated a top–tier institution among master’s–granting universities in the west by U.S. News & World Report and has been recognized as a “Best in the West” college by the Princeton Review.
California State University, East Bay is known for award winning programs, expert instruction, small classes, a highly personalized learning environment—and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With two scenic campuses—one in the Hayward Hills overlooking San Francisco Bay and the other in the Concord foothills of Mt. Diablo—plus a professional center in dynamic downtown Oakland, Cal State East Bay is where all your possibilities come into view.
Undergraduate Fields of Study:
- 50 Baccalaureate Degrees
- 61 Minors
Most Popular Undergraduate Majors:
- Business, Health Sciences, Psychology, Nursing, Biology, Kinesiology, Criminal Justice Administration, Sociology, Human Development, Pre-Nursing, Sociology, Communication, Computer Science
– Excerpt from CSU East Bay’s website.
Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.
The California State University system and J-1 Exchange Visitor Program requires that all J-1 students and any dependents carry health insurance throughout their enrollment in a CSU institution. A policy that meets and exceeds the above requirements may be purchased online. To purchase online: first select ‘Find Your School’, then ‘CSU East Bay’, then the dates of coverage that you need.
Cost: $1509,75 (year), $411.75 (fall)
CHARTIS is not accepted at East Bay.
Living on-campus: On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students. Housing is limited and in high demand so if interested you should apply immediately upon acceptance. Check out the website for more information.
Cost: $8,947.00.00 – $12,420.00*
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information.
Off-campus Housing: You may choose to live off campus near the University, for ressources, contact your international student advisor.
The average budget per month is: $500-600
In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $7,000.00 per semester.