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California State University - San Bernardino Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on California State University - San Bernardino, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is California State University - San Bernardino Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

California State University - San Bernardino was awarded 50 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

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.

Out of the 116 colleges in California, Cal State San Bernardino is ranked at #76.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Cal State San Bernardino?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at California State University - San Bernardino is a competitive 57%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for California State University - San Bernardino  ( 460 to 550 )
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SAT Math Scores for California State University - San Bernardino  ( 450 to 540 )
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Cal State San Bernardino received ACT scores from 41% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 16 and 21.

ACT Composite Scores for California State University - San Bernardino  ( 16 to 21 )
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California State University - San Bernardino Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At California State University - San Bernardino, the student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at California State University - San Bernardino is 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at California State University - San Bernardino

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 85% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like California State University - San Bernardino enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  85 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Cal State San Bernardino is 13%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  13 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at Cal State San Bernardino

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 18,327 undergraduates at Cal State San Bernardino with 16,381 being full-time and 1,946 being part-time.

Cal State San Bernardino Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Cal State San Bernardino is 32.39 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  32.39 out of 100
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How Much Does California State University - San Bernardino Cost?

The overall average net price of Cal State San Bernardino is $8,209. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cal State San Bernardino

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$5,977 $6,746 $9,739 $14,148 $17,355

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cal State San Bernardino, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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.

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How Much Money Do Cal State San Bernardino Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Cal State San Bernardino make about $44,500 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Cal State San Bernardino graduates since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of California State University - San Bernardino

Located in San Bernardino, California, California State University - San Bernardino is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of California State University - San Bernardino

Contact details for Cal State San Bernardino are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2393
Phone: 909-537-5000
Website: www.csusb.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/csusb
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/CSUSBNews

California State University - San Bernardino Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 60 majors graduated from California State University - San Bernardino. Of these students, 4,453 received undergraduate degrees and 804 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 996 $33,700
General Psychology 642 $26,100
Criminal Justice & Corrections 261 $28,800
Sociology 260 $27,900
Liberal Arts General Studies 247 $23,400
Health & Physical Education 242 $24,400
Communication & Media Studies 204 $26,300
Human Development & Family Studies 152 NA
Health Sciences & Services 151 NA
General English Literature 134 $20,700

Learn more about the majors offered at California State University - San Bernardino along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Cal State San Bernardino

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 5,529 students took at least one online class at California State University - San Bernardino. This is a decrease from the 5,806 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 5,529 609
2016-2017 5,806 531
2015-2016 5,192 311
2014-2015 3,779 285
2013-2014 1,840 146

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