Application Fee
$55
Graduate Application Fee
$55
Acceptance Rate
69%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
26%
Freshmen Enrollment
2,885
SAT Scores
1,000
ACT Scores
17

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 16,311 students have applied and 11,183 students have allowed to admit to California State University-San Bernardino (Acceptance rate: 68.56%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 25.80 % where 2,885 students have finally enrolled out of 11,183 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 66.60%).
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%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,000 and the average ACT score is 17 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 1,186). 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 Bernardino1,00017
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,16324
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, 2,816 students submitted SAT scores (98% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,000 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 Writing460550
Mathematics450540
Total9101,090
At California State University-San Bernardino, 1,050 students submitted ACT scores (36% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 17 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
Reading1519
English1419
Mathematics1619
Total4557

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