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California State University - Long Beach
  • 4 Year
  • LONG BEACH, CA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Cal State Long Beach is a highly rated public university located in Long Beach, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,110 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Cal State Long Beach acceptance rate is 42%. Popular majors include Business, Family Studies and Consumer Sciences, and Psychology. Graduating 73% of students, Cal State Long Beach alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.

About

1250 BELLFLOWER BLVD
LONG BEACH, CA 90840
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Big West Conference

California State University - Long Beach Rankings

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CSULB Admissions

Acceptance Rate
42%
Application Deadline
December 4
SAT Range
1020-1240
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$10,568 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,200 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
80%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 271 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 324 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 326 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    3%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    97%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
29,110 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,106
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 211 responses
  • Easy going
    40%
  • Friendly
    39%
  • Passionate
    5%
  • Independent
    4%
  • Driven
    4%
  • Pride
    2%
  • Confident
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 375 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 443 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 240 responses
  • Great education, great location
    31%
  • Great staff, students, organizations, and location
    22%
  • All of the above
    14%
  • Resourceful
    8%
  • Commuter school
    8%
  • Diverse student body
    6%
  • Affordable
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 189 responses

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