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California State University-San Bernardino

San Bernardino, California

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California State University-San Bernardino

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About California State University-San Bernardino

California State University, San Bernardino (Cal State San Bernardino or CSUSB) is a public university in San Bernardino, California. It is one of the 23 general campuses of the California State University system. The main campus sits on 441 acres (178 ha) in the University District of San Bernardino, with a branch campus of 40 acres (16 ha) in Palm Desert, California, opened in 1986. Founded in 1965, Cal State San Bernardino's Fall 2016 enrollment was 20,767. In Fall of 2013, it had 864 faculty, of which 362 (or 42 percent) were on the tenure track.The university offers Bachelor's degrees in 138 programs, Master's degrees in 67 programs, the Doctor of Education, and 23 teaching credentials.CSUSB's sports teams are known as the Coyotes and play in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in the Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The nickname was inspired by the coyotes that inhabit the area around the campus, which lies on the foothills of San Bernardino Mountains. The CSUSB women’s volleyball team has won six CCAA and three West Region titles. The men’s soccer team went to the NCAA Division II national semifinals, capturing the university’s first California Collegiate Athletic Association title.


Located in San Bernardino, California.

5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA, 92407-2397, San Bernardino County

California State University-San Bernardino Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#661 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in California

#52 of 703

2024 Best Public Colleges in California

#23 of 188

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at California State University-San Bernardino is Business Management followed by Psychology, Social Sciences, Medical and Education.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from California State University-San Bernardino within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni