Universities in California

CSU East Bay


University Information

Locaction: Washington D.C.
Founded: 1957
Undergraduate Students: 15 580
Campus Type: Suburban
Institution Type: Public state university
Website: www.csueastbay.edu

About the University

California State University, East Bay (commonly referred to as Cal State East BayCSU 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.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

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: $1057.50 (fall), $2538.00 (year)

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: $900

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $7,000.00 per semester.