Public Affairs

CSU Campuses Featured in National Rankings

Six CSU’s are “Best in the West”

The Princeton Review recently named CSU East Bay, Humboldt State, CSU Long Beach, CSU San Bernardino, Sonoma State and CSU Stanislaus “Best in the West” colleges.

Princeton Review determines rankings primarily by interviewing current students. Each university must meet two criteria to be considered: certain standards for academic excellence and students available to take anonymous surveys.

An independent agency, the Princeton Review assists students, parents and educators in making informed decisions on the admissions and attendance processes of college.

Top 100 Diverse Colleges

Thirteen CSU campuses appear in Diverse Issues in Higher Education's annual "Top 100" list, which ranks colleges based on degree conferral to students of color.

The 2010 list for undergraduate students of all races and all majors features the CSU campuses listed by rank below:

5. Cal State Fullerton
6. Cal State Long Beach
11. San Diego State
13. Cal State Northridge
14. San Francisco State
16. San Jose State
29. Cal Poly Pomona
30. CSU Sacramento
31. Cal State L.A.
39. Fresno State
49. Cal State San Bernardino
52. CSU Dominguez Hills
62. Cal State East Bay

Humboldt State and San Diego State Recognized by LGBT Community

Humboldt State and San Diego State are among 19 Universities Nationwide to receive “five-star” rating on gay-friendliness from the LGBT community. Non-profit Campus Pride, focused on promoting a safe and harmonious environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students, conducted the evaluations. lists more than 230 evaluations on LGBT policies, programs and practices.