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Celebrating an Extraordinary University

Core to Cal State's mission and success is providing an exceptional education that is accessible to the students we serve. An outstanding CSUF edcuation helps students compete their degrees and contribute to their communities, the region and nation, as well as our global community.


No. 1 in California and eighth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding bachelor degrees to Hispanics  Source


A top institution nationally in serving students in the military  Source


No. 7 among "Top Public Regional Universities" in the West and 35th among "Best Regional Universities" in the West  Source

Home to one of the nation's "Exemplary Programs" in student leadership  Source

No. 11 in the nation in awarding baccalaureate degrees to underrepresented students  Source


No. 1 destination for California community college transfers among statewide public universities for 14 of the past 15 years  Source

Among the nation's top universities based on quality of teaching, career prospects, graduation rates, and low levels of student debt  Source

No. 22 among top master's-level universities contributing to the public good  Source