The university is ranked No. 6 in the nation among more than 1,500 universities on the annual 2021 Social Mobility Index (SMI) published by CollegeNET.
Out of nearly 1,450 universities in the nation, CSUSB was ranked No. 7 for social mobility according to CollegeNET’s annual Social Mobility Index.
CSUSB was listed at No. 6 in CollegeNET’s 2019 Social Mobility Index, which measures the extent to which a college educates more economically disadvantaged students at lower tuition and graduates them into good paying jobs.
CSUSB is No. 17 in the nation on the "Social Mobility Index" (SMI), developed by PayScale and CollegeNET, that measures the extent to which a college or university educates more economically-disadvantaged students at lower tuition.