California State University--East Bay

Online Undergraduate Program

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Quick Facts

First year offering online program: 2008-2009
Online bachelor’s degree programs: 5


Tuition for U.S. students (per credit): N/A
In-state, out-of-district tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $297
Out-of-state tuition for U.S. students (per credit): $297


Total online enrollment: 467
43% Male / 57% Female
Average student age: 33


Application deadline (U.S. residents): November 30
39% accepted

Financial Aid Available

Both institutional and federal aid are available

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School Details

Institutional control: Public
About the online program: The University offers high quality online programs with many courses taught by tenured or tenure-track faculty. Online support is available for advising, tutoring, library services, and general technology questions. The Business B.A. is fully accredited by AACSB. High quality programs at a relatively low cost.
Average class size: 34
Maximum class size: 100


Total program graduates (2014-2015): 104
New student retention rate (2014): N/A
Most popular majors: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations, Ethnic Studies
Academic calendar: Quarter
Online courses offered:N/A
Can earn degree entirely outside U.S.:Yes
Number of times per month faculty provide feedback to students on participation: N/A
Amount of courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students:Majority
Class participation graded:Yes
Number of times per week students must login to a typical course: 3
Expectation that instructors will respond to questions within specific timeframe: Yes
Instructor response expected within (hours): 24

Academic Integrity

Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments: Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity: Online programs are using a commercial Learning Management System(LMS) product, which requires students to use a unique username and password to access the course. Additionally, Turnitin is used to detect plagiarism, some courses also use ProctorU for remote monitoring.
Standardized copyright policy for course materials: Yes


Average online teaching experience: 10 years
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: 0
Full-time faculty with a doctorate degree: 100
Full-time faculty with terminal degree: 100
Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online: 100
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's: 0
Part-time faculty with a doctorate degree: 50
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus: Majority
Weekly office hours: 2

Online learning tools

Bulletin boards, Live streaming audioY, Live streaming videoY, Online chatroomsY, Online labs, Recorded audioY, Recorded videoY, Skype or other visual softwareY, Simulations, Web conferencing (webinars)Y
ADA compliance: Central office reviews sample of courses

Technology & Support

Recommended Internet connection: 256k
24-7 live tech support: Yes
Online course development: In-house
Courses designed by certified instructional designers: Yes
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 10
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty: 0

Student Services

Academic advisingY, BookstoreY, Career placement assistanceY, Email addressY, Financial aid office/servicesY, Local area networkY, Access to live librarianY, Access to digitized library materialsY, MentoringY, Technical supportY, Live tutoringY, Writing workshopsY

Student Body

Region from which most U.S. students come: Pacific
Gender distribution: 
International students:
Students 22 and younger: 9%
Students ages 23-39: 72%
Students 40 or older: 19%
New entrants who are first-time freshman: 4%
New entrants who are employed: N/A


Admissions requirements same as campus-based students' requirements: Yes
Continuing online instruction education required: No
Application essay required: No
Accept transfer students: Yes
High school completion requirements: Diploma or GED required
Minimum high school GPA required: N/A


Institution is GI Bill certified: Yes
Institution Participates in Yellow Ribbon Program: No
In-state tuition for all military veterans: N/A

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