California State University - San Bernardino Overview
California State University - San Bernardino is a public institution located in San Bernardino, California. The location of CSUSB is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is California State University - San Bernardino Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at CSUSB.
- In 2017-2018, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from CSUSB makes roughly $44,500 a year. This is 9% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
California State University - San Bernardino Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
CSUSB has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CSUSB.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards CSUSB has earned from around the web.
|#17||Highest Paid Social Work Graduates||College Factual|
|#37||Highest Paid Public Administration & Social Service Graduates||College Factual|
|#41||Best Social Work Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#65||Best Psychology Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#98||Best Psychology Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#116||Best General Psychology Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
Where Is California State University - San Bernardino?
Contact details for CSUSB are given below.
|Address:||5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2393|
How Do I Get Into CSUSB?
You can apply to CSUSB online at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for CSUSB
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into CSUSB?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 54%, and the acceptance rate for women is 59%.
Average Test Scores
About 97% of students accepted to CSUSB submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 550. Math scores were between 450 and 540.
Can I Afford California State University - San Bernardino?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CSUSB, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $4,621 a year. That adds up to $18,484 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at CSUSB is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
California State University - San Bernardino Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,356 graduate students at the school.
Of the 16,549 full-time undergraduates at CSUSB, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of California State University - San Bernardino students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||744|
|Hispanic or Latino||11,215|
California students aren't the only ones who study at California State University - San Bernardino. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 61 countries are represented at CSUSB. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, China, and South Korea.
Online Learning at California State University - San Bernardino
The following chart shows how the online learning population at CSUSB has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 33rd most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of CSUSB
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - San Bernardino was 47.4%. This is the #517 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CSUSB regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of CSUSB majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Public Administration & Social Service||4%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CSUSB ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CSUSB.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#27|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#57|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#59|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
California State University - San Bernardino Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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