University in Autumn

Stanislaus State places great value in sharing its stories with the campus community as well as its neighbors. From time to time, the University receives recognition of its accomplishments. This page aims to capture some of those instances.

Stan State Among Top 30 Colleges in the West

September 14, 2020

Stan State Claims No. 1 Spot in the West on ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ Ranking

September 03, 2020

Stan State Ranked No. 5 ‘Most Transformative’ by MONEY Magazine

August 25, 2020

15th Year on the Princeton Review’s ‘Best 386 Colleges’

August 21, 2020

Stan State Honored by MONEY Magazine for Transforming the Lives of Students

August 14, 2019

Stan State on Princeton Review Top 385 Colleges list for 14th Straight Year

August 05, 2019

Stan State’s Educational Value Again Praised by Forbes

April 29, 2019

Stan State MBA Program Honored by U.S. News & World Report

March 12, 2019

U.S. News & World Report Honors Stan State’s Online MBA Program

January 15, 2019

Stan State No. 26 Among Nation’s Top Colleges for Transfer Students

January 07, 2019

Stan State Marks 5th Straight Year on CollegeNet’s Social Mobility Index Top 20

October 26, 2018

Stan State Honored for Clearing Pathway for Transfer Students

October 17, 2018

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Stan State a Top 10 Western Public University

September 10, 2018

Stan State No. 1 in the West in Washington Monthly ‘Bang for the Buck’ Ranking

August 27, 2018

Stan State Soars into Top 50 in MONEY Magazine’s List of Best Colleges for the Money

August 15, 2018

Stan State Makes Princeton Review’s List of Top Colleges for 13th Straight Year

August 07, 2018

Stan State No. 101 Among More Than 3,000 U.S. Colleges in Forbes’ Best Value Report

April 10, 2018

Stan State in Social Mobility Index for Fourth Straight Year

Oct. 25, 2017

Stan State Marks 22 Years on U.S. News & World Report Regional Honor Roll

Sept. 11, 2017

Stan State Master’s Programs, Overall Affordability Lauded by Washington Monthly

August 28, 2017

Stan State on Princeton Review's Best 382 List for 12th Straight Year

Aug. 4, 2017

Stanislaus State Named Nation's No. 1 Value-Added Public College by MONEY Magazine

July 10, 2017

Forbes Again Includes Stan State on List of Best Value Colleges

May 5, 2017

Stan State Again Earns National Community Service Honor

Oct. 11, 2016

U.S. News & World Report Places Stan State No. 14 in West

Sept. 13, 2016

Stan State on Princeton Review's Best 381 List for 11th Straight Year

Aug. 31, 2016

Stan State Moves up in Washington Monthly National Rankings

Aug. 29, 2016

Stan State Accelerated Nursing Program Ranked No. 1 in California

Aug. 16, 2016

Stanislaus State Praised by Department of Education for Admitting and Graduating Pell Grant Recipients

Mar. 25, 2016

Education Expert Ranks Stanislaus State No. 5 in the Nation for Upward Mobility

Oct. 6, 2015

Stanislaus State No. 15 in West in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Sept. 11, 2015

Stanislaus State Honored by Washington Monthly

Sept. 2, 2015

CSU Stanislaus Celebrates 10 Years on List of Nation’s Best Colleges

August 06, 2015

Money Magazine Names Stan State Nation's Top Value-Added Public University

July 15, 2015

Five Claim Awards at State Geographical Society Conference

May 12, 2015

Nursing Program Ranked Highly Among Schools in the West

March 19, 2015

CSU Stanislaus among Top 10 Schools in the West for “Best Bang for the Buck”

March 10, 2015

University Earns Carnegie Foundation Recognition for Community Engagement

January 07, 2015

CSU Stanislaus Recognized for Volunteer Efforts

December 12, 2014

The University has been named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal honor a university can receive for its commitment to service learning and civic engagement.

Phi Kappa Phi Recognized as Chapter of Merit

December 3, 2014

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi recently recognized the CSU Stanislaus chapter as a Chapter of Merit for achieving academic excellence and engaging the community of scholars in service to others. The award places the CSU Stanislaus chapter among 24 recognized as a Chapter of Merit.

Online MBA Ranks Among Nation's Best Programs

November 21, 2014

Already internationally accredited, the Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program at CSU Stanislaus was recently ranked among the best of its kind in the nation by the Affordable Colleges Foundation.

CSU Stanislaus Grads Are Upwardly Mobile, Rankings Show

October 30, 2014

CSU Stanislaus placed tenth out of 539 universities nationwide in a new ranking designed to assess which schools provide the most economic mobility for their graduates.

CSU Stanislaus Earns Honor for Serving Hispanic Students

October 17, 2014 has ranked CSU Stanislaus 25th overall in the nation for serving Hispanic students. Using its formula, considered academics, student engagement, the percentage of Hispanic students, and membership in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

One Purpose Raises $516,000 for CSU Stanislaus Students

October 10, 2014

The inaugural One Purpose fund drive concluded Oct. 9 with more than 170 volunteers reporting pledges of more than $516,000. The updated total now stands at more than $540,000, which will be awarded as scholarships in Fall 2015 to CSU Stanislaus students who show academic excellence.

University Works to Combat Sexual Violence

October 2, 2014

CSU Stanislaus could soon become the first college in Northern California to hire a new position aimed specifically at reducing sexual violence on campus. Meanwhile, nearly 70 student volunteers in the Warrior Watch bystander intervention program have been patrolling the campus in an effort to keep people safe.

‘You Can’t Blame Educators and Students for Bragging’

September 17, 2014

In an era of rising costs for higher education, CSU Stanislaus remains a high-quality bargain that provides access and opportunity.

University Ranked Among Best in the West

September 11, 2014

CSU Stanislaus was ranked among the best "regional" colleges in the west for the 19th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report, placing No. 55 overall and No. 15 among public universities in the publication's Regional University West Rankings.

Kinesiology Majors Test Their Skills, Fitness

September 10, 2014

CSU Stanislaus students and faculty participated in the XV Kinesiology Majors Olympics, with students competing in pairs in a variety of competitions. The annual event fosters friendship and camaraderie among students and faculty. 

One Purpose to Boost Students and Region

September 8, 2014

Turlock resident Lori Coleman remembers the difference a scholarship made when she was in college. She says CSU Stanislaus’ new fundraising campaign will not only help many students, it will build stronger relationships between the university and the community.

Art Space on Main Opens in Downtown Turlock

September 2, 2014

CSU Stanislaus has a new cultural presence in Downtown Turlock, as Art Space on Main has opened with an exhibition of faculty artwork. The gallery, which also houses the Building Imagination Center and features workspace for University art students, opened Sept. 5 to coincide with CSU Stanislaus Night at the Turlock Farmers Market.

Fundraising Campaign to Support Student Success

August 28, 2014

Excitement is building for the kickoff of One Purpose, a six-week fundraising campaign in which teams of campus and community volunteers have set a goal to raise $1 million for student scholarships in a six-week span.

President Sheley Gives Annual Address to Campus

August 27, 2014

President Joseph F. Sheley told the campus community about steps being taken to improve student success, and he outlined plans for the new year, from developing the University's signature and identity to enhancing health and safety efforts on campus.

Fall Semester Begins with Big Plans for CSU Stanislaus

August 20, 2014

The University has a number of plans that will help enhance its relationship with the community, including a fundraising campaign for student scholarships and the opening of a new art gallery in downtown Turlock.

Professor Focused on Endangered Species Research

August 17, 2014

Professor Patrick Kelly talks to the Modesto Bee about the Endangered Species Recovery Program at CSU Stanislaus, which has been studying endangered regional wildlife since 1992.

University Lauded for Quality, Affordability and Value

August 6, 2014

CSU Stanislaus appeared in the Princeton Review's "Best Colleges" guide for the ninth consecutive year. The University has also been ranked among the best colleges in the nation for quality and affordability by Forbes and Money magazines.