Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 42.65
Liaison Jillian Buckholz
Submission Date April 19, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, East Bay
PA-7: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.83 / 4.00 Kimberly Baker-Flowers
University Diversity Officer
University Diversity Office
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Does the institution have policies and programs to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

Types of financial aid at Cal State East Bay include federal and state grants, scholarships, work-study, and low-interest loans. Cal State East Bay determines eligibility for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide and prepare students and families from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

Summer Bridge is a five week academic program which assists incoming freshman students with their transition from high school to Cal State East Bay, providing academic and other support to students. It is a component of the Student Transition and Retention Program at Cal State East Bay.


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

There are several scholarships available to students who are low-income or who demonstrate financial need. Scholarships can be viewed on the Pioneer Scholarships webpage:

https://csueastbay.academicworks.com/opportunities


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:

The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) was designed to make the university accessible and retention of low-income, first-generation and educationally disadvantaged students. EOP admits students with potential to succeed at CSUEB but who have not met educational goals because of economic or educational background. EOP provides support, resources, tools, and skills to achieve academic and personal success at Cal State East Bay.


Does the institution have policies and programs to support non-traditional students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
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A brief description of the institution’s on-site child care facility, partnership with a local facility, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:

Classes are offered online, at night, and on the weekend for those who have family or work obligations during the week. Students over the age of 60 can attend classes for free.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (tracking accessibility and affordability)? (If data is not available, select 'No'):
Yes

The percentage of entering students that are low-income (0-100):
44.70

The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100):
38.50

On average, the percentage of need that was met for students who were awarded any need-based aid (e.g. as reported to the U.S. Common Data Set initiative, item H2) (0-100):
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The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt or for whom no out-of-pocket tuition is required (i.e. the percentage of graduates who have not taken out interest-bearing loans) (0-100):
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Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students (0-100):
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100) reflects the six-year graduation rate for low-income freshman students.

For the transfer cohort who are Pell Eligible (low-income indicator), the 2-year grad rate is 39.9% and the 4-year grad rate is 75.9%

Cal State East Bay is not currently publicly reporting information related to Financial Aid metrics.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.