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California State University--San Bernardino is a public institution that was founded in 1962. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,885, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 430 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. California State University--San Bernardino's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 57. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,549 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $15,477 (2013-14).
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The teaching and learning environment at California State University, San Bernardino is enhanced by close contact with faculty, staff and administrators in modern facilities and through extracurricular activities. CSUSB emphasizes teacher education, applied science and engineering, management and administration, health sciences, international studies, and fine and performing arts. CSUSB is the sole public comprehensive university in the Inland Empire and the first with national accreditation for its College of Business and Public Administration. CSUSB has highly respected programs in computer science, geographic information and decision sciences, psychology, health and public administration, accounting and finance, nursing and a nationally acclaimed writing program.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to California State University--San Bernardino, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 30. The application fee at California State University--San Bernardino is $55. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 58.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||58.3%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||June 30|
The student-faculty ratio at California State University--San Bernardino is 26:1, and the school has 24.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at California State University--San Bernardino include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Social Sciences; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 86.3 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||10%|
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California State University--San Bernardino has a total undergraduate enrollment of 15,885, with a gender distribution of 38.2 percent male students and 61.8 percent female students. At this school, 9 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 91 percent of students live off campus. California State University--San Bernardino is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
California State University--San Bernardino offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, and health insurance. California State University--San Bernardino also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at California State University--San Bernardino.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At California State University--San Bernardino, 78.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,414.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$6,549 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$15,477 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,966 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data