California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, California

Overview

Address1250 Bellflower Blvd
School Websitewww.csulb.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California State University-Long Beach is a large public, 4-year college based in Long Beach, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 69,610 students applied to California State University-Long Beach. Of those students, 21,725 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California State University-Long Beach was $5,742, in addition to fees of $1,056. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California State University-Long Beach.

California State University-Long Beach has a 69% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California State University-Long Beach acceptance rate is 31%. To put this into perspective, 21,725 of the 69,610 students who applied to California State University-Long Beach in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California State University-Long Beach is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California State University-Long Beach had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,250. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California State University-Long Beach was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California State University-Long Beach as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California State University-Long Beach, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $1,056, room and board costs of $12,986, other expenses of $2,952 and the $2,002 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $24,738.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,678 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California State University-Long Beach to $36,618 for out-of-state students.

Students at California State University-Long Beach are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California State University-Long Beach was $4,981 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 51%.

California State University-Long Beach Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio23:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California State University-Long Beach.

California State University-Long Beach has a good gender split, with 57% of undergraduates being female and 43% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in California. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California State University-Long Beach is 23:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California State University-Long Beach to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 17% students enroll at California State University-Long Beach part-time; the other 31,079 students enrolled full-time.

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