California State University-East Bay

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2021 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,742
2021 Average Net Price
$12,631
After Financial Aid
2019 Student Loan
1.38%
Default Rate
2021 Acceptance Rate
82.4%
28,896 Applicants
2021 Enrolled Students
30,378
76% Full-Time
2021 Graduation Rate
48.4%
1,676 Graduates

About

California State University-East Bay is a higher education institution located in Alameda County, CA. In 2021, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at California State University-East Bay were General Business Administration & Management (866 degrees awarded), General Psychology (430 degrees), and General Health Services (391 degrees).

In 2021, 5,387 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California State University-East Bay. 63.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,606 degrees), 1.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1,262 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-East Bay is $5,742, which is $−17,442 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,184).

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In 2021, the median undergraduate tuition at California State University-East Bay is $5,742, which is $−17,442 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,184).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,631.

In 2021, 66% of undergraduate students attending California State University-East Bay received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,742
2021 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2021, the cost of tuition at California State University-East Bay was $5,742. The cost of tuition at California State University-East Bay is $−17,442 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,184).

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Average Net Price

$12,631
2021 Value
4.74%
1 Year Growth

In 2021 California State University-East Bay had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,631. Between 2020 and 2021, the average net price of California State University-East Bay grew by 4.74%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,688
Room and Board
$1,080
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California State University-East Bay was of $15,688 in 2021. The cost of room and board increased by 5.85% between 2020 and 2021.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 45.2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

66% of undergraduate students at California State University-East Bay received financial aid through grants or loans in 2021. This represents a decline of 2.94% with respect to 2020, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.38%
2019 Default Rate
39
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at California State University-East Bay was 1.38%, which represents 39 out of the 2824 total borrowers.

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California State University-East Bay received 28,896 undergraduate applications in 2021, which represents a 4.26% annual growth. Out of those 28,896 applicants, 23,798 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.4% acceptance rate.

There were 30,378 students enrolled at California State University-East Bay in 2021.

California State University-East Bay has an overall enrollment yield of 7.91%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2021
23,798
Accepted Out of 28,896

In 2021, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California State University-East Bay was 82.4% (23,798 admissions from 28,896 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2020, which was 73.3%. Between 2020 and 2021, the number of applicants grew by 4.26%, while admissions grew by 17.2%..

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California State University-East Bay had a total enrollment of 30,378 students in 2021. The full-time enrollment at California State University-East Bay is 23,078 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,300. This means that 76% of students enrolled at California State University-East Bay are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California State University-East Bay, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.8% Hispanic or Latino, 22.7% Asian, 16.3% White, 8.92% Black or African American, 4.71% Two or More Races, 1.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California State University-East Bay in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.3%) and Asian Female (11.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (15.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.9%) and Asian Female (14.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California State University-East Bay in 2021, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30,378 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-East Bay is 23,078 and the part-time enrollment is 7,300. This means that 76% of students enrolled at California State University-East Bay are enrolled full-time compared with 68.3% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2021 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at California State University-East Bay was 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), California State University-East Bay had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    10,568 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    6,882 enrolled students
  3. White
    4,940 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at California State University-East Bay is 34.8% Hispanic or Latino, 22.7% Asian, 16.3% White, 8.92% Black or African American, 4.71% Two or More Races, 1.05% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.119% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,152 students (3.79%) did not report their race.

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In 2021, 1,433 more women than men received degrees from California State University-East Bay. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California State University-East Bay is hispanic or latino (1,606 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1262 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California State University-East Bay is General Business Administration & Management (866 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (430 degrees) and General Health Services (391 degrees).

In 2021,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at California State University-East Bay, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (292 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (239 degrees), and Psychology (430 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California State University-East Bay are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (360,196 people), Other managers (333,790 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (307,531 people), Postsecondary teachers (200,683 people), and Social workers, all other (156,236 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-East Bay in 2021 are Human Sciences (292 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (239 degrees), Psychology (430 degrees), Math & Statistics (111 degrees), and Social Sciences (373 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California State University-East Bay are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at California State University-East Bay are Human Sciences (292 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (239 degrees), Psychology (430 degrees), Math & Statistics (111 degrees), and Social Sciences (373 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California State University-East Bay are Elementary & secondary schools (778,557 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (464,193 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (353,945 people), Legal services (296,389 people), and Computer Systems Design (267,353 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-East Bay are Human Sciences (292 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (239 degrees), Psychology (430 degrees), Math & Statistics (111 degrees), and Social Sciences (373 degrees) (as of 2021).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by California State University-East Bay.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 866 degree-majors awarded
  2. 430 degree-majors awarded
  3. 391 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California State University-East Bay was General Business Administration & Management with 866 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,977
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2021
3,410
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2021

In 2021, 1,977 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-East Bay, which is 0.58 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,410).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2021, 513 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-East Bay in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.03 times more than the 498 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2021, 498 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-East Bay in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.971 times less than the 513 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%
100% Completion Time
50%
150% Completion Time

In 2021, 13% of students graduating from California State University-East Bay completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (67.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2021 at California State University-East Bay is Female and Asian (67.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.9%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.15% of graduates (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2021)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,606 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    1,262 degrees awarded
  3. White
    986 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California State University-East Bay is hispanic or latino (1,606 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (1262 degrees).

5.22% of degree recipients (281 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2021)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,083 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    736 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    607 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California State University-East Bay is hispanic or latino female (1,083 degrees awarded). There were 1.47 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (736 degrees).

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California State University-East Bay has an endowment valued at nearly $20.8M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 18.9M (90.9%) compared to the 13.1% average return (6.61M on 50.4M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2021, California State University-East Bay had a total salary expenditure of 297M. California State University-East Bay employs 254 Professors, 232 Assistant professors and 174 Associate professors. Most academics at California State University-East Bay are Female Assistant professor (134), Male Professor (128), and Female Professor (126).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-East Bay are: Business and Financial Operations, with 372 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 344 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 276 employees.

Endowment

$20.8M
2021 Endowment
22.7%
growth from 2020

California State University-East Bay has an endowment valued at about $20.8M, as of the end of the 2021 fiscal year. The endowment of California State University-East Bay grew 22.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$110M
2021 Salaries
3.28%
decline from 2020

In 2021, California State University-East Bay paid a median of $110M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($297M) and a 3.28% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 35.1M (41.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$72.8M
Instructional Salaries
774
Number of Employees

In 2021, California State University-East Bay paid a total of $72.8M to 774 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $21.9M (62.5%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
254 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
372 Employees

In 2021, the most common positions for instructional staff at California State University-East Bay were Professor with 254 employees, Assistant professor with 232 employees, and Associate professor with 174 employees.

In 2021, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-East Bay were Business and Financial Operations with 372 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 344 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 276 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2021)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2021, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California State University-East Bay was Female Assistant professor with 134 employees, Male Professor with 128 employees, and Female Professor with 126 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at California State University-East Bay.

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