California State University - San Bernardino Overview
California State University - San Bernardino is a public institution located in San Bernardino, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is California State University - San Bernardino Known For?
- The highest degree offered at Cal State San Bernardino is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Cal State San Bernardino with a bachelor's degree make about $44,500 a year. That's 9% more than those who graduate from other schools.
California State University - San Bernardino Rankings
Cal State San Bernardino is ranked #910 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #76 out of 116 schools in California.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Cal State San Bernardino has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Cal State San Bernardino
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||196|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||215|
|Best Colleges for International Students||629|
|Best Colleges for the Money||817|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||2,376|
Where Is California State University - San Bernardino?
Contact details for Cal State San Bernardino are given below.
|Address:||5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2393|
How Do I Get Into Cal State San Bernardino?
You can apply to Cal State San Bernardino online at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Cal State San Bernardino
|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 Cal State San Bernardino?
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 Cal State San Bernardino 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?
Net Price by Income Group for Cal State San Bernardino
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
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 Cal State San Bernardino, 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 Cal State San Bernardino 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 2,365 graduate students at the school.
Of the 16,381 full-time undergraduates at Cal State San Bernardino, 40% are male and 60% 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||832|
|Hispanic or Latino||10,541|
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 Cal State San Bernardino. 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 Cal State San Bernardino 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 Cal State San Bernardino
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 Cal State San Bernardino regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Cal State San Bernardino 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 Cal State San Bernardino 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 Cal State San Bernardino.
|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 Majors
In 2017-2018, California State University - San Bernardino awarded 8,906 undergraduate degrees and 1,608 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*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
- Image Credit: By John Hilliard under License
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