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CSU San Bernadino: Student Life

Student Profile

Total undergraduates:7,000 men, 10,721 women, 17,721 total
Full-time undergraduates:6,253 men, 9,606 women, 15,859 total
Part-time undergraduates:747 men, 1,115 women, 1,862 total
Total graduate students:851 men, 1,452 women, 2,303 total
Full-time graduate students:331 men, 646 women, 977 total
Part-time graduate students:520 men, 806 women, 1,326 total
Average age of full-time undergraduates:22
U.S. region where majority of students come from:West
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
  • 0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native 
  • 6.1% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 4.5% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 71.2% Hispanic/Latino 
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 8.0% White, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 2.6% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.4% Nonresident Alien 
  • 1.8% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
  • 0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native 
  • 5.9% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 5.7% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 60.5% Hispanic/Latino 
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 13.9% White, non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 2.7% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino 
  • 6.8% Nonresident Alien 
  • 4.1% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Campus Environment

Campus size:430 acres
City or town school is located in:San Bernardino, CA
Population of city/town:213,708
Locations of branch/satellite campuses:Branch campus in Palm Desert, CA.
Online campus map:

Living on Campus

Institution offers housing:yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year:yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • women's dorms
  • single-student apartments
  • special housing for disabled students
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing:15%
Percent of students who live in school housing:8%
Percent of students who live off campus:92%
Student conduct policies: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age:yes

Study Facilities

Every student is required to lease or own a computer:no
Every student is required to take a computer course:no
Computer equipment is provided in:library, computer center/lab(s)
Total number of microcomputers available to students:1500
Internet access provided to all students:yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students:yes
School has a library on campus:yes
Museums and other special academic buildings/equipment on campus: Visual arts, anthropology, and natural sciences museums.

Assistance Services

Remedial learning services: writing, math
Additional services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service, women's center, day care, health insurance
Counseling services: minority student, military, veteran student, older student, birth control, career, personal, academic, psychological
Career placement services: internships, career/job search classes, interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, interview training
Services for students with disabilities: note-taking services, tape recorders, reader services, interpreters for hearing-impaired, special transportation, special housing, adaptive equipment, braille services
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped:mostly

Social Activities

Number of social fraternities on campus:6
Percent of men who join fraternities:7%
Number of social sororities on campus:9
Percent of women who join sororities:6%
Student activities: student government, student newspaper, radio station
School newspaper(s):Coyote Chronicle
Number of honor societies:8
Total number of registered organizations:155
Campus-based religious organizations: Cru, Muslim Student Association, People Link International, Send College Church, The Well; Catholic Newman and Christian Student clubs
Minority student organizations: Acto Latino, Ambitious Culture of Empowerment, Arabic Round Table, Black Student Union, Lubos Pilipino American Student Organization, MEChA, Mixed Nations, Student African American Brotherhood, Student African American Sisterhood; Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Studies, Latino Business, Latino Students, Taiwanese, and Thai Student Associations; Francais, Korean Culture, Los Amigos, Mediterranean Arabic Arts/Culture, and Saudi clubs
International student organizations: Vietnamese International Student Association
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees: Poetry in Public Places, DREAM Team, College Democrats, APICS, Active Minds, iSucceed, PowerSave Campus, Circle K International, Rotaract, Student Veterans Organization, Standing Up To Cancer, Public Administration Organization, Globe Med, Global Citizens Project, Hispanic Scholar Chapter, Students Promoting Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Animal Rights Network, Brigadier General Robinson Risner Squadron, Inland Empire Future Leaders, Future Social Workers in Action, PowerSave Campus, San Bernardino Young Advocates, Student Health Advisory Committee @ PDC, Pre-Pharmacy Student Organization, Students for Stem Cell Research; Ceramics, Palm Desert Counseling, Counseling Graduate, Social Work, Student Alumni, California Teachers, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Accounting, American Marketing, M.B.A. Leadership, Financial Management, and American Medical Student Associations; Piano, Music, Collegiate Scholars, Anime/Manga Appreciation, Student Filmmakers, Public Relation, Human Resources Management, Medical/Pre-Health, and Physics Students Societies; photography, student activities, history, league of legends, linguistics, sociology, instructional technology journal, entrepreneurship, criminal justice, geology, psychology, GLASS, IMPACT, Jacob's Light Foundation, student health administration, information security, pre-optometry, chemistry, computer science/engineering, and neuroscience clubs


School has an athletic program:yes
Athletic director:Kevin Hatcher,
Dir​ector of Athletics
​Athletics homepage:​
School colors:black and blue
School mascot:Coyotes
Athletic conference memberships:California Collegiate Athletic Conference, Western Water Polo Association
Sports offeredScholarships?Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballno
Men's basketballno
Men's golfno
Men's soccerno
Women's basketballno
Women's cross-countryno
Women's soccerno
Women's softballno
Women's track and field (outdoor)no
Women's volleyballno
Women's water polono
Percent of students in varsity/club intercollegiate sports:1%
Athletic facilities: arena; baseball, soccer, and softball fields

Getting Away

Public transportation serves campus:yes
Nearest international airport:Ontario, CA (15 miles)
Nearest other airport:Los Angeles (60 miles)
Nearest passenger train service:San Bernardino, CA (5 miles)
Nearest passenger bus service:San Bernardino, CA (8 miles)

Paying the Bills

Institutional employment is available:yes
Off-campus employment opportunities for undergraduates are:good
Freshmen are discouraged from working for first term:no

After Graduation

List of graduate schools most often selected by recent graduates:California Baptist University, University of California--Riverside, California State University--San Bernardino, Loma Linda University, University of Redlands.
List of firms that most frequently hire graduates:California State University--San Bernardino, County of Riverside, Kaiser Permanente, Loma Linda University, Wells Fargo.