California State University, East Bay is a high-access public university. Based in Hayward, Calif., it serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and an online campus. The university offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, curriculum, personalized instruction and expert faculties. California State University, East Bay received the honor of being the Best in the West College as well as a Best Business School through the Princeton Review. The university has accreditation with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.