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California State University - Long Beach
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  • Graduate School
  • LONG BEACH, CA

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Cal State Long Beach is a public graduate school in Long Beach, California in the Los Angeles Area. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,776 graduate students. Of the 70 graduate programs offered at California State University - Long Beach, 3 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at California State University - Long Beach are Social Work, Public Administration, and Nursing. 40% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,776
Part-Time Grad Students
2,314
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
213
Racial Diversity
  • Hispanic
    34.4%
  • White
    27.3%
  • Asian
    14.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    8.5%
  • Unknown
    6.6%
  • African American
    4.5%
  • Multiracial
    3.7%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 44 responses
  • Driven
    25%
  • Down-to-earth
    9%
  • Friendly
    18%
  • Intellectual
    5%
  • Driven, supportive , empathetic and encouraging
    27%
  • mixture of all the descriptions
    16%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 42 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    26%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    31%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    31%
  • All of the above, minus the "lacking".
    10%
  • Lacking
    2%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 44 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 44 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 44 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 44 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    50%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    36%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    7%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    7%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 44 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    9%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    2%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    11%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    2%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    2%
  • Did not graduate yet
    73%
82%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 44 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$71,150
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,516
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$614,900
National
$244,900

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