California State University, East Bay is part of the California State University System, the largest system of higher education in the United States. Cal State East Bay is a distinctly student-centered university. While faculty scholarship and research are prized, the university’s primary mission is teaching and advising students. The curriculum balances academic excellence with real-world experience. Students can choose from more than 90 academic, athletic, student government and cultural clubs and organizations. The student-faculty ratio is 21:1, and the average class size is 26 students. Over 900 international students representing 70 countries are enrolled.See All 7 Photos
Main CampusHayward, California, United States Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus100,000 - 250,000 residents in HaywardLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
CSU East Bay is surrounded by residential areas and open space. Trails near campus connect it to the largest regional park system in the United States. The campus is a 30-45 minute drive from the cities of San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose, which offer theatre, dance, museums, festivals and cuisine from around the world.
Cal State East Bay offers an inspiring setting for personal growth, career exploration, academic achievement and friendship. The Hayward campus overlooks the San Francisco Bay and inspiring skyline of bridges, cities, hills and mountains.
Enjoy a break at the Union cafe, relax with friends in your student apartment or catch a movie on campus. Meet students from around the world for a study group or cheer on your favorite sports team. Athletic facilities are available for use free of charge, and students can participate in a number of intramural sports. The Cal State East Bay campus community has something for everyone.