2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 14,435 students have applied and 11,277 students have allowed to admit to California State University-San Bernardino (Acceptance rate: 78.12%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 20.27 % where 2,286 students have finally enrolled out of 11,277 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is higher (easier to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 71.00%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 18.10%).

How to Apply to California State University-San Bernardino

Admissionwww.csusb.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.csusb.edu/financial-aid
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.csusb.edu/veterans
Disability Servicewww.csusb.edu/ssd

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 995 and the average ACT score is 18 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of California State University-San Bernardino is average than the schools (average score is 1,166). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
California State University-San Bernardino99518
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,14324
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years Colleges111267
4-Years Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in California116770

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At California State University-San Bernardino, 2,251 students submitted SAT scores (98% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 995 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460540
Mathematics450540
Total9101,080
At California State University-San Bernardino, 556 students submitted ACT scores (24% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 18 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading1520
English1420
Mathematics1620
Total4560

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to California State University-San Bernardino. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and Admission test scores.
Admission Requirements for Applying to California State University-San Bernardino
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended