California State University Ranking Profile

California State University (CSU) is composed of the following 23 campuses:

California State University, Northridge - Rated 5th in the nation, and 1st among California institutions for awarding bachelor’s degrees to Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.

California State University, Bakersfield - CSUB has the highest percentage of faculty in the CSU with terminal degrees.

San Jose State University - Ranked 13th in “Top State Universities by Salary Potential”.

California State University, Chico - 6th among master’s level public universities in the Western United States in the 2010 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” from U.S. News & World Report magazine.

San Diego State University - Ranked the No. 1 most productive research university, among schools with 14 or fewer Ph.D. programs based on the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index - Academic Analytics.

San Francisco State University - Rated No. 1 nationwide in the number of biological sciences undergrads who go on to earn biology Ph.D.s according to the National Science Foundation report.

California Polytechnic State University - Ranked No. 1 public-master's university in the West for the 17th year in a row by the U.S. News & World Report 2010 America's Best Colleges guidebook.

California State University, Fresno - Named one of the Top 100 Entrepreneurial Colleges and Universities in the nation, in the May 2004 issue of Entrepreneur magazine.

Humboldt State University - Placed in the first tier of Western universities in Saludos Hispanos survey.

California Maritime Academy - It was chosen as one of the nation’s top 100 public colleges and universities (rated #61) for Forbes’ 2009 rankings of America’s Best Colleges.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - The Engineering program was ranked 5th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in the “Universities-Master’s” category for public universities.

California State University, Los Angeles - Listed #29 in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education's Top 100 list of colleges and universities that conferred the most bachelor's degrees to minority students in 2007-2008.

California State University, Sacramento - Ranked as the 57th-best Masters-level university in the West.

California State University, Long Beach - The College of Business Administration was listed in The Princeton Review’s 2009 ‘Best 296 Business Schools’.

California State University, East Bay - Rated the second-most diverse master's-granting university in the Western region (USNWR 2009).

California State University, Fullerton - Ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minority students (Diverse Issues in Higher Education).

California State University, Stanislaus - It was one of 165 colleges and universities ranked as “America’s Best Value Colleges” by the Princeton Review.

California State University, Dominguez Hills - Named by Forbes magazine as one of the top 20 “Cyber” universities.

Sonoma State University - Named as one of the “most wired” campuses in the nation by Forbes magazine.

California State University, San Bernardino - Named a 2009 Best College in the Western Region by The Princeton Review.

California State University San Marcos - The university is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for both Bachelors and Masters degree programs.

California State University, Monterey Bay - Named a 2005 Publisher’s Pick by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.

California State University, Channel Islands - It is the twenty-third campus in the California State University system.