California State University, San Bernardino

College & Education

North America, United States, San Bernardino County

California State University, San Bernardino, also known as Cal State San Bernardino or CSUSB is a public university and one of the twenty three general campuses of the California State University system. The main campus sits on 441 acres (178 ha) in the suburban University District of San Bernardino, California, United States, with a branch campus of 40 acres (16 ha) in Palm Desert, California, opened in 1986. In 2010, Cal State San Bernardino was named a 2011 Best College in the Western Region by The Princeton Review for the seventh straight year in a row, ranking CSUSB among the top 25 percent of universities across the nation. Founded in 1965, Cal State San Bernardino's enrollment annually tops 17,500. CSUSB's sports teams are known as the Coyotes and play in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in the Division II of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The nickname was inspired by the coyotes that inhabit the area around the campus, which lies on the foothills of San Bernardino Mountains. The CSUSB women’s volleyball team has won six CCAA and three West Region titles. The men’s soccer team went to the NCAA Division II national semifinals, capturing the university’s first California Collegiate Athletic Association title.