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CSUSB ranks as R2 institution for its scholarship doctoral degrees
February 21, 2022

CSUSB’s College of Education played a key role in its new designation as a Research 2 institution, helping to elevate the university’s status to one of the nation’s top research and teaching institutions.

CSUSB entrance sign
February 9, 2022

The university has been designated as an R2 university in recognition of its development from a master’s level-comprehensive university to one that awards doctorates.

2018 top colleges by Forbes magazine
September 25, 2018

Now in its 11th year, the Forbes ranking lists the top 660 colleges and universities in the country, measuring the top 20 percent of all U.S. undergraduate institutions.