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California State University-San Bernardino Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
64.6%
Admission Difficulty for California State University San Bernardino
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into California State University-San Bernardino? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 8,916 out of 13,804 applicants or 65% were admitted making California State University-San Bernardino a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. California State University San Bernardino typically accepts and attracts B average high school students. Only 34% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
880-1070
Applicants Submitting SAT
96%
SAT Scores for California State University San Bernardino
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 880
SAT Scores for California State University San Bernardino
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1070
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to California State University San Bernardino?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 880 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 785. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 975 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 96 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

California State University San Bernardino admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1070 and Above Good >76%
975 to 1070 Avg + 65%-76%
880 to 975 Avg - 52%-65%
785 to 880 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 785 Low <39%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
16-20 
Applicants Submitting ACT
42%
ACT Scores for California State University San Bernardino
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 14
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for California State University San Bernardino
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 19
ACT Math 75th 20
ACT Composite 75th 20
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into California State University-San Bernardino?

Admission data indicates that California State University-San Bernardino regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to California State University San Bernardino.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

California State University San Bernardino admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >76%
18 to 20 Avg + 65%-76%
16 to 18 Avg - 52%-65%
14 to 16 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 14 Low <39%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.17
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into California State University San Bernardino. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at California State University San Bernardino was 3.17 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as California State University-San Bernardino accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted California State University San Bernardino students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 7% Good
3.50 to 3.75 12% Good
3.25 to 3.50 20% Good
3.00 to 3.25 30% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 29% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

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Admission Statistics

California State University San Bernardino admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,456 5,348 13,804
Accepted 5,675 3,241 8,916
Acceptance Rate 67% 61% 65%
Enrolled 1,809 1,196 3,005
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 37% 34%

Fall 2018 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Nov 30, 2017
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2018 has passed. Applications were due on Nov 30, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to California State University San Bernardino and what considerations affect admission decisions?

California State University San Bernardino Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at California State University San Bernardino
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110510 IPEDS survey data for California State University San Bernardino.