California State University-East Bay (CSUEB)

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CSUEB can be found in Hayward, CA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 14,000 students are enrolled at California State University-East Bay.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 800 - 1020 on the SAT exam, or 16 - 22 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the CSUEB average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.71 - 3.14. CSUEB accepts around 70% of students applying per year. Of those that are accepted, nearly 18% registered for enrollment. When applying historical data, we have projected that the CSUEB acceptance rate 2015 will be around 53%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CSUEB Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for California State University-East Bay was reported as 68.7% in Fall 2012 with over 12,700 applications submitted to CSUEB. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CSUEB ACT Scores: 16 - 22
  • CSUEB Average GPA: 2.71 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into California State University-East Bay?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of CSUEB is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CSUEB has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 71.9%
  • 2009-2010: 73.3%
  • 2010-2011: 22.0%
  • 2011-2012: 35.7%
  • 2012-2013: 68.7%
  • Projected CSUEB Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 52.6%

How Does CSUEB Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for California State University-East Bay is twenty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Stanford University5.7%
Santa Clara University51.2%
University of San Francisco61.3%
University of California-Santa Cruz59.9%
University of the Pacific72.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CSUEB (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math16 - 23
Composite Score16 - 22
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