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California State University - Long Beach Admissions

Cal State Long Beach admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 31%. Students that get into Cal State Long Beach have an average SAT score between 1040-1250 or an average ACT score of 20-26. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Long Beach is December 4.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
31%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
69,610
SAT Range
1040-1250
SAT Reading
520-620
SAT Math
520-630
Students Submitting SAT
95%
ACT Range
20-26
ACT English
19-26
ACT Math
19-26
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
27%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
December 4
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$55
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
56%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.140 responses
Poll
51%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.140 responses
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