California State University San Bernardino

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School Overview

California State University San Bernardino (CSUSB or Cal State San Bernardino) is a public school that is part of the California State University System. It has been recognized by national publications as one of the best public universities in the United States. More than 17,000 students currently attend CSUSB. Only 20 percent of applicants are admitted to the university.

General Information

Admission Office

5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397

(909) 537-5188

Fax: (909) 537-7034



Contact: Olivia Rosas

Director of Admissions and Student Recruitment
Main Address

5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397

(909) 537-5000

www.csusb.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 13,947

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,968

Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,947

Graduate enrollment: 3,699

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $3,455 $3,779 $4,839 $5,049 +4.34%
Books and Supplies $1,380 $1,413 $1,638 $1,620 -1.10%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $9,000 $9,624 $9,432 $9,624 +2.04%
Other $3,213 $3,282 $3,441 $3,390 -1.48%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $9,441 $10,188 $11,133 $11,133 0.00%
Other $3,339 $3,408 $3,840 $3,369 -12.27%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $17,048 $18,098 $19,350 $19,683 +1.72%
In-state Off Campus $17,615 $18,788 $21,450 $21,171 -1.30%
In-state with Family $4,835 $5,192 $6,477 $6,669 +2.96%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 1,481 77%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,251 65% $10,228,141 $8,176
• Federal grants 1,024 53% $4,451,267 $4,347
• Pell grants 1,024 53% $3,880,384 $3,789
• Other federal grants 732 38% $570,883 $780
State and local government grant or scholarships 894 47% $1,740,548 $1,947
Institutional scholarships or grants 1,056 55% $4,036,326 $3,822
Student loan financial aid 720 38% $3,032,756 $4,212
• Federal student loans 718 37% $2,945,574 $4,102
• Other student loans 13 1% $87,182 $6,706

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 2654 800
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 64 1
Biology/biological Sciences, General 64 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 606 156
Accounting 1
Business Administration and Management, General 606 155
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 124 6
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 124 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 35 7
Computer Science 18 7
Information Technology 17
Education 14 341
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services 28
Education, General 193
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 120
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 14
Engineering 3
Computer Engineering, General 3
English Language and Literature/letters 107 16
English Language and Literature, General 107
Writing, General 16
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22 7
Arabic Language and Literature 2
French Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 19 7
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 208 40
Dietetics/dietitian 29
Health/health Care Administration/management 10
Public Health, General 4
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 179 1
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor 25
History 74
History, General 74
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 189 6
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 189 6
Human Services, General 40 137
Public Administration 75
Social Work 40 62
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 252
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 252
Mathematics and Statistics 44 10
Mathematics, General 44 10
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 2
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 15 6
Environmental Science 15 6
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 86
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 86
Physical Sciences 41
Chemistry, General 24
Geology/earth Science, General 9
Physics, General 8
Psychology 319 32
Psychology, General 319 32
Social Sciences 263 27
Anthropology 19
Economics, General 26
Geography 14
International Relations and Affairs 23
Political Science and Government, General 45
Social Sciences, General 33 4
Sociology 126
Visual and Performing Arts 92 6
Art/art Studies, General 64
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 10 6
Music, General 18
Work and Family Studies 56
Human Development and Family Studies, General 56
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B
Musicology/Ethnomusicology B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B
Theater Literature/History/Criticism B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Operations Management B
Organizational Behavior Studies B
Real Estate B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Radio/Television B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer Systems Analysis B

Education

Physical Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Environmental Health B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Premedicine B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Museum Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Law Enforcement Administration B,C

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B,C
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

California State University-San Bernardino Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(909) 537-5000
Website:www.csusb.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.csumentor.edu/
Address:5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:20,767
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):41%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:30 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:15,575 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,610
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,770
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,386

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

California State University-San Bernardino Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at California State University-San Bernardino.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education15
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters12
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics31
Health Professions and Related Programs44
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies11
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Social Sciences63
Visual and Performing Arts33
Grand total4230

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at California State University-San Bernardino.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at California State University-San Bernardino and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,610
Out-of-state$17,770
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,876
Out-of-state$16,804

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,70292%
Grant or scholarship aid2,61189%$9,386
Student loan aid1,03835%$4,541

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid14,15980%$8,623
Federal student loans7,18740%$5,968

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for California State University-San Bernardino. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled California State University-San Bernardino students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants15,7405,9829,758
Percent admitted100%55%60%
Percent admitted who enrolled18%18%17%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

California State University-San Bernardino Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment20,767
Undergraduate enrollment18,476
Graduate enrollment2,291

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

California State University-San Bernardino Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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