U.S. News & World Report (September 2016)
CSUF ranks in the "first tier" among top National Universities. In addition, CSUF is listed for "Best Ethnic Diversity," in part for Hispanic enrollment of 42 percent.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education (August 2016)
in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to underrepresented students, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education.
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education (August 2016)
in California and fourth in the nation among top colleges and universities awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics, based on 2014 data from the U.S. Department of Education.
Princeton Review's Best 294 Business Schools (2016 edition)
includes the Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, the state's largest accredited business college.
The Templeton Guide: Colleges That Encourage Character Development
lists CSUF's Student Leadership Institute among "Exemplary Programs" in the student leadership category.
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); nationally accredited in art, athletic training, business, chemistry, communications, communicative disorders, computer science, dance, engineering, music, nursing, public administration, public health, social work, teacher education and theater. Designated as an Hispanic-Serving Institution.