California State University campuses consistently rank highly for academic excellence, value, sustainability and opportunity. This is possible because of CSU's quality faculty and staff and our commitment to student success.
All 23 California State University campuses are recognized once again as being among the top universities in the nation for creating opportunities for students to improve their lives and the lives of their families, according to a recent ranking.
The CSU is recognized by the AASHE and Sierra Club for efforts to create greener, more efficient campuses.
California State University campuses rank among the nation's best universities when it comes to serving the public good and providing students with opportunities to increase social mobility, according to rankings released by Washington Monthly.
CSUs ranked among Forbes’ top colleges in the nation for providing students with opportunities that lead to successful lives and careers.
Twelve California State University campuses were named to Money magazine’s 2018 list of the nation’s Top 50 Best Public Colleges.
Twelve California State University campuses are among the top 100 public universities in the nation when it comes to return on investment for in-state tuition according to PayScale's 2018 Best Value Colleges report.
Seventeen California State University campuses are included in Forbes magazine's third annual ranking of 300 schools that deliver the best bang for the buck based on tuition costs, academic quality, post-grad earnings, student debt and graduation success.
Graduate programs at California State University campuses are among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Online programs at California State University campuses are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 Best Online Programs rankings.