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Choosing a Campus

Freshman: Choosing a Campus

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  • Which CSU Campus Is Right for You?

    Degrees, courses, size, fees, housing, activities —​ all matter when choosing the campus that's the ideal fit for you.​

  • Compare CSU Campuses

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  • Which CSU Campuses Are Near You?

    Find out how far you are from every California State University campus​.​

  • Search by Distance

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  • Find Your Match

    Narrow your search by geography, enrollment, major, housing and other criteria.

  • Enter Your Requirements

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  • What Do You Want to Study?

    Explore degrees, majors, campuses and more across the entire CSU system.

  • Search CSU Degrees


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  • Campus Facts At-a-Glance

    Get basic information like school size, founding date, and contact information for all 23 locations.

  • Learn About a Campus​​


4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Campus

  • What do I want to do professionally?
  • Does the campus I'm considering have courses in the topics I want to study?
  • Would I be happier at a small campus or a large one?
  • Does the campus have the amenities, activities​​​,​ and sports that are important to me?