August 8, 2017 > CSU East Bay grads exceed expectations
CSU East Bay grads exceed expectations
Submitted By Kimberly Hawkins
Cal State East Bay is one of the nationÕs top Òvalue-addedÓ public colleges, according to a new list published by Money Magazine for the week of July 17.
The magazine ranked the university No. 12 out of 50 nationwide for helping students Òdo far better than would be expected from their academic and economic background.Ó According to the publication, rankings were created using a methodology that evaluates colleges on graduation rates, post-graduation earnings and student loan repayments.
Cal State East Bay was named among a handful of other California public universities including CSU Stanislaus, Sacramento State, San Jose State and UC Davis.
In addition to the Òvalue added list,Ó Money Magazine also recently placed Cal State East Bay at No. 156 out of 711 colleges on its ÒBest Colleges for Your MoneyÓ list, which ranked colleges based on educational quality, affordability and alumni success.
According to the ÒBest CollegesÓ listing, Cal State East Bay alumni earn $50,700 on average during the first few years after graduation, and 56 percent of students receive Òneeds-based grants.Ó Other CSU campuses including Long Beach State, Fresno State, Cal State Los Angeles and Stanislaus State also made the list.