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Cal State East Bay Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into California State University East Bay

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
73%
Admission Difficulty for California State University East Bay
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Cal State East Bay and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Cal State East Bay is 73%.  It ranks #59 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Cal State East Bay is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 10,155 out of 13,858 applicants were admitted.

California State University East Bay typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.2. 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Cal State East Bay application fee is $70 and applications are due by Mar 31.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to California State University East Bay. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

Cal State East Bay SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT 
-
SAT Scores for California State University East Bay
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for California State University East Bay
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Cal State East Bay ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
-
ACT Scores for California State University East Bay
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for California State University East Bay
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Cal State East Bay GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.2
Typical High School Grades 
B

What GPA do you need to get into California State University East Bay?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Cal State East Bay. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at California State University East Bay was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #80 in California for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Cal State East Bay accepts 73% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

California State University East Bay admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,499 5,359 13,858
Accepted 6,461 3,694 10,155
Acceptance Rate 76% 69% 73%
Enrolled 688 400 1,088
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 11% 11%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Mar 31, 2023
Days left to Apply
123

Applicants have 123 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Mar 31, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to California State University East Bay is $70.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to California State University East Bay and what student information is used for admission decisions?

California State University East Bay Application 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 East Bay
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=110574 IPEDS survey data for California State University East Bay.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into California State University East Bay?

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Cal State East Bay. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.