Cal State San Bernardino
Cal State San Bernardino is one of the most beautiful universities in California, set at the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains. Cal State San Bernardino has developed highly respected programs in business, computer science and engineering, geographic information, psychology, health sciences, criminal justice, social work and public administration, accounting and finance. Cal State San Bernardino has taken a leading role in studying and understanding the Middle East, and it is the only CSU campus offering Arabic language and Islamic history courses. Cal State San Bernardino science students are readily accepted into the most prestigious medical schools in the country.
High Magnitude Economic Impact
Cal State San Bernardino’s annual impact on the Inland Empire region and the State of California is enormous:
- Annual spending related to Cal State San Bernardino ($304 million) generates a total impact of $189.5 million on the regional economy, and nearly $536.5 million on the statewide economy.
- This impact sustains more than 2,000 jobs in the region and statewide more than 4,700 jobs.
- Per year, the impact generates more than $10 million in local and $32 million in statewide tax revenue.
- Even greater—nearly $1.2 billion of the earnings by alumni from Cal State San Bernardino are attributable to their CSU degrees, which creates an additional $2 billion of industry activity throughout the state.
CSU San Bernardino improves California’s economy with research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
- Cal State San Bernardino produces the majority of teachers in the Inland Empire, thanks to active partnerships with nearly 60 school districts in San Bernardino and Riverside counties. CSUSB also ranks among the top CSU campuses that produce credentialed teachers, and the university’s College of Education offers Cal State San Bernardino’s only doctoral program – in Educational Leadership.
- Cal State San Bernardino is distinguished as the first Inland Empire university with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International accreditation for programs offered by its College of Business and Public Administration. CSUSB’s Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship captured the national Entrepreneurship Educational Award for “Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program” from the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recognizing the program for its work in mentoring top minority science students doing advanced graduate work in technology entrepreneurship. The university recently ranked fourth in the nation for graduate entrepreneurship programs.
- CSUSB’s University Center for Developmental Disabilities is a clinical training program that provides evaluation, assessment, training, and support for autistic children, their parents, and siblings.
- Cal State San Bernardino is partnering in the National Children’s Health Study, a multi-million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health, which will enable tracking of about 1,000 San Bernardino County children from birth through age 21 in the largest study of its kind ever undertaken across America. Through Cal State San Bernardino’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Institute for Child Development and Family Relations combines both the study of typical and atypical children from birth with family training programs under one academic unit.
CSU San Bernardino improves life in the Inland Empire region through research, arts and community service.
- Cal State San Bernardino’s Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, located on the campus, is one of only 4 percent of museums in the United States to earn accreditation from the esteemed American Association of Museums. With its impressive collections and many visiting exhibitions, the campus art museum has become a significant cultural institution not just in the inland region, but in all of Southern California, enhancing the university’s and the region’s cultural contributions.
- Cal State San Bernardino was recognized by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation for its ongoing community outreach and student participation through partnerships and service-learning programs. The university also has repeatedly been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement.
A University for All Californians
The Cal State San Bernardino university community is a reflection of the dynamic diversity of the local region, with a student population so diverse that there is no majority ethnic group on campus. CSUSB ranks among the national leaders for Hispanic enrollment, as well as four-year universities and colleges that award bachelor’s and master’s degrees to Hispanic students. In fact, Cal State San Bernardino is No. 1 in the United States among universities awarding bachelor’s degrees in math to Hispanic students, according to the magazine Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.
CSU San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, Phone: (909) 537-5000