CSU Stanislaus continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 373 colleges in the nation by The
Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association
of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition,
U.S. News and World Report ranks CSU Stanislaus as one of "The Top Public Universities-Master's" institutions in the West in
its America's Best Colleges ratings. CSU Stanislaus also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S.
Department of Education.