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California State University: San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA

At A Glance

Main Address

5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, CA 92407-2318

www.csusb.edu

Admission Office

5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397

(909) 537-5188

moreinfo@mail.csusb.edu

Contact : Rachel Beech

Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management

Type of School

Large

Public

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

College Board Member

College Board Code: 4099

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 53.0%

Total undergraduates : 18,114

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 2,885

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 62.0%

Average financial aid package : $10,735.00

In-State Tuition : $6,952.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $18,832.00

School Calendar

Quarter

Degrees Available

Certificate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Other Characteristics

Palm Desert satellite campus offers day and evening courses in degree and credential programs.

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : Nov 30

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Early Decision And Action

Early action application due : --

College will notify student of early action admission by : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Jun 30

SAT subject score report due : Sep 1

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Mar 2

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 2

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : Nov 30

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Quarter

Student-faculty ratio : 28 to 1

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 53.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 86.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Hispanic-Serving Institution

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Business/Marketing : 25.0%
Psychology : 14.0%
Social Sciences : 10.0%
Health Professions : 7.0%
Liberal Arts : 6.0%
Security and Protective Services : 6.0%
Parks And Recreation : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
African-American/Black Studies B
American/United States Studies/Civilization B
Asian Studies/Civilization M
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B M

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance, General B M
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General B M
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
Labor and Industrial Relations M
Management Information Systems, General B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B M
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management M
Operations Management and Supervision B M
Organizational Behavior Studies B
Real Estate B
Taxation M

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Radio and Television B
Speech Communication and Rhetoric B M

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Science B M
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst B

Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education M
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services M
Curriculum and Instruction M
Education, General M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General D M
Educational/Instructional Technology M
Elementary Education and Teaching M
Health Teacher Education M
History Teacher Education M
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching M
Mathematics Teacher Education M
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching B M
Reading Teacher Education M
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education M
Secondary Education and Teaching M
Spanish Language Teacher Education M
Special Education and Teaching, General M
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education B M

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing B
English Language and Literature, General B
Writing, General M

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Child Development B
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General B
Human Development and Family Studies, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
French Language and Literature B
Spanish Language and Literature B M

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Environmental Health B
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist B M
Nursing Administration M
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies B
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B M
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor M

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B M

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Museology/Museum Studies B
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution M

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Exercise Science and Kinesiology B M

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B
Geology/Earth Science, General B
Physics, General B

Psychology
Clinical Psychology M
Counseling Psychology M
Developmental and Child Psychology M
Experimental Psychology M
Industrial and Organizational Psychology M
Psychology, General B M

Public Administration & Social Services
Public Administration B M
Social Work B M

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration B C M

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Archeology C M
Economics, General B
Geography B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B C M
Sociology B
Urban Studies/Affairs M

Visual & Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation B
Art/Art Studies, General B M
Commercial and Advertising Art B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Music History, Literature, and Theory B
Music Performance, General B
Music, General B
Musicology and Ethnomusicology B
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology B
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Teacher Certification

Accelerated Program

Student-Designed Major

External Degree Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

ROTC Available

ROTC, Air Force

ROTC, Army

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

600 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Wireless network available

Computer repair service available on campus

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Large

Unique Facilities : animal house, greenhouse, desert studies center, museum

Geographic Location : 60 miles from Los Angeles.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 18,114

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 2,885

Degree-seeking undergrads : 18,114

Graduate enrollment : 2,197

Student General Information

All students average age : 22

Full time students average age : 22

Part Time students : 9.0%

Percentage of males : 39.0%

Percentage of females : 61.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 5.0%

Asian : 5.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 66.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 4.0%

White : 11.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 7.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

3.0% Men who Join Fraternities

3.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : Chronicle

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 14.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 6.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Coyotes

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

NCAA Division II

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Minority students services

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Women's services

Legal services

Economically disadvantaged students services

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Cross-Country

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's NCAA Division II

Field Hockey

Women's Intramural

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division II

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division II

Women's NCAA Division II

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Swimming

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Tennis

Women's Intercollegiate

Track: Outdoor

Women's NCAA Division II

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division II

Water Polo

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $55.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Total applicants : 16,307

Admitted : 11,180

Enrolled : 2,885

Somewhat selective 69.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --

Plan Available for early admission : Early action - not restrictive



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Standardized Test Scores

Important

Geographical Residence

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Recommended: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

SAT Subject Tests

AP

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

SAT/ACT not required if high school GPA is 3.0 or higher. Entering undergraduates, except those who qualify for exemption, must take CSU entry-level mathematics (ELM) examination and CSU English placement test (EPT) after admission and before enrolling in classes.

A note from the college

High school GPA and test scores most important.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 20.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 24.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 22.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 15.0%

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

700 - 800 : 1.0%

600 - 699 : 9.0%

500 - 599 : 42.0%

400 - 499 : 45.0%

300 - 399 : 3.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

SAT Math

600 - 699 : 7.0%

500 - 599 : 45.0%

400 - 499 : 41.0%

300 - 399 : 7.0%

For the SAT, we don't yet have information on the percent of freshmen in each score range. We'll post that information when it's available in spring 2017.

ACT Composite

30 - 36 : 1.0%

24 - 29 : 4.0%

18 - 23 : 43.0%

12 - 17 : 51.0%

6 - 11 : 1.0%

ACT Math

24 - 29 : 8.0%

18 - 23 : 32.0%

12 - 17 : 60.0%

ACT English

30 - 36 : 1.0%

24 - 29 : 3.0%

18 - 23 : 32.0%

12 - 17 : 53.0%

6 - 11 : 11.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students who receive a score of 3 or better on Advanced Placement Exams will receive credit for each advanced placement course toward graduation, advanced placement in the university's sequence of courses, and credit for curriculum requirements. Test results must be presented to the Office of Records, Registration and Evaluations for credit to be awarded.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

1

0

English

4

0

Math

3

0

Science

2

0

Science Lab

2

0

Foreign Language

2

0

Academic Electives

1

0

Social Studies

1

0

Visual/Performing Arts

1

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : 98.0% and Percent who submitted ACT scores : 36.0%

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

450 - 540

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

460 - 550

ACT Composite

15 - 19


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

5.3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

5.3

--

All

Art History

3

5.3

--

All

Biology

3

5.3

--

All

Calculus AB

3

2.7

--

All

Calculus BC

3

5.3

--

All

Calculus BC: AB Subscore

3

5.3

--

All

Chemistry

3

5.3

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

5.3

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

2.7

--

All

Computer Science A

3

1.3

--

All

Drawing

3

5.3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

5.3

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

5.3

--

All

Environmental Science

3

2.7

--

All

European History

3

5.3

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

5.3

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

5.3

--

All

Human Geography

3

2.7

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

5.3

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

5.3

--

All

Latin

3

2.7

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

2.7

--

All

Microeconomics

3

2.7

--

All

Music Theory

3

5.3

--

All

Physics 1

3

5.3

--

All

Physics 2

3

5.3

--

All

Physics B

3

5.3

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

2.7

--

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

2.7

--

All

Psychology

3

2.7

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

5.3

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

5

5.3

--

All

Statistics

3

2.7

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

2.7

--

All

United States History

3

5.3

--

All

World History: Modern

3

5.3

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

4

American Literature

50

4

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

4

Biology

50

4

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

4

College Algebra

50

4

English Literature

50

4

French II

50

9

German II

50

9

History of United States I

50

4

History of United States II

50

4

Human Growth and Development

50

4

Humanities

50

9

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

4

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

4

Introductory Business Law

50

4

Introductory Psychology

50

4

Introductory Sociology

50

4

Natural Science

50

9

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

4

Principles of Management

50

4

Principles of Marketing

50

4

Principles of Microeconomics

50

4

Social Sciences and History

50

9

Spanish II

50

9

Western Civilization I

50

4

Western Civilization II

50

4

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 80.0%

% of loans / jobs : 20.0%

% of need met : 62.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $10,735.00

Avg non need-based aid : $1,625.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $10,594.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,304.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $18,294.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 2

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Mar 2

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : LaKeisha Rivers

Financial aid office phone : (909) 537-5227

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): --

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $396.00

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Job Skills

Leadership

Minority Status

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$6,952.00

$6,952.00

$6,952.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$18,832.00

$18,832.00

$18,832.00

Room and board:

$12,142.00

$16,189.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,971.00

$1,971.00

$1,971.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,704.00

$1,704.00

$1,704.00

Transportation expenses:

$864.00

$1,278.00

$1,134.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$23,633.00

$28,094.00

$11,761.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$35,513.00

$39,974.00

$23,641.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Golf

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Swimming

Available

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 45

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Total students who applied for transfer: 9,643

Transfers admitted percentage: 49.0%

Transfers admitted: 4,795

Transfers enrolled percentage: 28.0%

Transfers enrolled: 2,747

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Transfers accepted as

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Special Requirements

High school transcript required of those with fewer than 56 credit hours.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $55.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $18,832.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $12,142.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $16,189.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $396.00

Financial Aid

Total Amount Awarded: $3,411,795.00

Number of enrolled international undergraduates received aid: 631

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser