Founded in 1957 as “The State College for Alameda County,” Cal State East Bay today provides access to higher education for a diverse student body and advances regional engagement through its academic programs and leadership. Cal State East Bay supports nearly 130 fields of study, with 48 bachelor’s degrees, 55 minors, 34 master’s degrees, 27 credentials and certificates, one doctoral degree, and more than 40 high-quality continuing education degree and certificate programs for working professionals. Enrolling over 13,800 undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate students in spring 2022 and designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), Cal State East Bay is represented by 34.4 percent Latinx students, 71.6 percent historically underrepresented groups, 59.6 percent first-generation college attendees, and 7.7 percent international students. Additionally, Cal State East Bay maintains a 13:1 student/faculty ratio, recognizes 120 clubs and organizations, and sponsors 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams at the NCAA Division II level.
Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) is a 501 (c)3 non-profit auxiliary and is the student government at Cal State East Bay. ASI prioritizes students’ needs and advocates for them through lobbying efforts, providing significant services that improve the holistic educational experience that enables student success. ASI strives to foster an intentional and compassionate environment where everyone can be the most authentic version of themselves. ASI is committed to placing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging at the forefront of its culture to help individuals succeed.