California State University - East Bay

California State University - East Bay Veteran Services & Resources

Is California State University - East Bay a Good School for Veterans?

Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this California State University - East Bay veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: California State University - East Bay G.I. Bill Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Cal State East Bay:

How Does Cal State East Bay Rank for Veterans?

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Each year, College Factual releases its Best Schools for Veterans ranking to highlight those colleges and universities that do a great job of supporting veterans while they continue their education.

California State University - East Bay was ranked #1,508 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #83 in our Best for Vets in California ranking.

In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. The table below shows how Cal State East Bay fared in those rankings.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 1,092
Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 939
Best Doctor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 605

You may be more interested to see how particular majors at Cal State East Bay ranked compared to those at other schools. Below, you'll find a list of majors which received the best rankings for vets. Find a full list of majors here. Once you select a major, you'll be able to see links to the rankings available for that major.

Ranking Name Rank
Best Other Hospitality Administration/Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 6
Best Other Hospitality Administration/Management Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 10
Best Construction Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best Construction Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 19
Best Other Hospitality Administration/Management Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Other Geological & Earth Sciences/Geosciences Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 20
Best Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 26
Best Computer Systems Networking Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 26
Best Hospitality Management Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 42
Best Sports Kinesiology and Physical Education/Fitness General Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans 46

How Many Veterans Go to Cal State East Bay?

An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.

According to the VA, there are 32 G.I. Bill® students at Cal State East Bay. There are 16,253 students enrolled at Cal State East Bay. This means that approximately 0.20% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.

This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.

Federal Veteran Programs at Cal State East Bay

California State University - East Bay participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

California State University - East Bay does have a student veterans group.

Does Cal State East Bay Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
If you have particular knowledge gained through life experience, Cal State East Bay may offer offer credit for that. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

Cal State East Bay may consider your military experience and give college credit. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Cal State East Bay Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Implied No Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs are not available at Cal State East Bay.

Complaints to the VA About Cal State East Bay

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

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