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Graduate Studies


Welcome to the CSUSB Office of Graduate Studies!

Whether you are completing a credential, master’s degree, or doctoral program – or exploring the possibilities of a graduate education – we are open and ready to support you!

We are located in the College of Education, room 356, and are ready to serve you in person, by phone, or via a Zoom appointment. (Please see our office hours and contact information.) 

Thank you and stay safe!


FAFSA SimlificationThe 2024-2025 FAFSA is Changing!

The FAFSA Simplification Act (FAFSA) is an initiative by the United States Department of Education to make applying for federal student aid easier for students.  As a result, the 2024-2025 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application opened on December 31, 2023.

Visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships FAFSA Simplification page for more information. There has been a delay in institutions, including CSUSB, receiving FAFSA/CADAA data. Please be sure to check your MyCoyote student portal regularly for any “To Do’s” or “Holds” to prevent further processing delays.

On-Campus Scholarship Deadline Extended

The 2024-2025 on-campus scholarship deadline has been extended to April 2, 2024. Apply online through the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships. Contact them with questions at (909) 537-7399 or email


CSUSB Ranked among Best Graduate Schools in the Nation by U.S. News & World Report

CSUSB has been named among the nation’s top universities in 2023-24 as nine of its programs have been listed among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.

In its 2023-24 graduate school rankings, U.S. News & World Report has listed nine Cal State San Bernardino programs among the best universities in the nation.

The rankings highlight CSUSB’s work to provide quality graduate programs for CSUSB undergraduates and undergraduates in general, said Rafik Mohamed, CSUSB provost and vice president for academic affairs.

“The U.S. News & World Report rankings emphasize the dedication of our faculty, staff and administrators in developing exceptional graduate academic programs that will help our students excel in the classroom and in their careers after graduation,” Mohamed said.

The 2023-24 graduate school rankings are:

Rehabilitation Counseling (58th) tie

Social Work (116th) tie

Best Public Affairs Programs (118th) tie

Public Health (150th) tie

Part-time MBA (174th) tie

Best Fine Arts Programs (178th) tie