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California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, California

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Overview

Student Population
37,466
California State University Long Beach overview
Location Long Beach, California
Online csulb.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
California State University Long Beach overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Long Beach, California, California State University Long Beach is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 71,355 prospective students applied, and 28,019 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,161 enrolled in the school.  31,079 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,387 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,092. Cal State Long Beach is ranked 440 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
8/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
7/10
Value

Cal State Long Beach is rated within the top 44% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for California State University Long Beach within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
California State University Long Beach overview
SAT 1040/1250
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.5
Applications Accepted
39.3% 
California State University Long Beach overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2020
Applicant Competition High

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for California State University Long Beach
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,058
Other Fees$1,092
Room and Board $13,158
Budget for Other Expenses$3,208
Total One Year Cost$25,258
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Long Beach
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,058
Other Fees$1,092
Room and Board $13,158
Budget for Other Expenses$3,208
Total One Year Cost$37,138

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$51,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
54% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California State University Long Beach students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
English and Literature 9%
Health Professions 8%
Social Sciences 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110583 IPEDS survey data for California State University Long Beach.

Current students may use the California State University Long Beach GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.