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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, Teaching, and Public Administration. 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
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Driven
    41%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    23%
  • Intellectual
    5%
  • Driven, supportive , empathetic and encouraging
    18%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 20 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    40%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    35%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
95%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 22 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 22 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 22 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 22 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • $25K-$50K
    32%
  • <$25K
    55%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 22 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    5%
  • $50-$75K
    5%
  • <$50K
    14%
  • Did not graduate yet
    77%
86%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 22 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
$63,017
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,324
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$556,100
National
$217,500

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