Our record of innovation and achievement in curriculum redesign, sustainability and supporting student progress has made us a go-to leader within the California State University system. We're also an in-demand institution, particularly for California's community college students, who year after year choose us as a top destination for their education. We're ranked in the "first tier" among top national universities.
CSUF is in the First Tier of "National Universities”
The only California State University campus online Master of Science in Information Technology program in California and No. 11 in the nation.
Recognized as a leader in supplemental instruction.
CSU Center of Excellence
The Chancellor's Office has recognized CSUF's Supplemental Instruction program as a model for other CSU campuses in an effort to boost student success.
No. 23 among top master's-level universities contributing to the public good
No. 5 nationally and No. 2 in California for being top destination for community college transfers among four-year nonprofit universities
Among the nation's top universities based on quality of teaching, career prospects, graduation rates, and low levels of student debt
Seven buildings certified or equivalent for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
Home to the first LEED Platinum student housing complex in California and the first Platinum-rated building in the CSU system.