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California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, California

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Overview

Student Population
40,069
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

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 67,426 prospective students applied, and 28,400 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,908 enrolled in the school.  32,729 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,340 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,092. Cal State Long Beach is ranked 402 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
California State University Long Beach overview
SAT 1020/1240
ACT 20/26
Weighted GPA 3.68
Applications Accepted
42.1% 
California State University Long Beach overview
Applications Due Nov 30, 2021
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $70

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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$1,050
Other Fees$1,092
Room and Board $13,158
Budget for Other Expenses$3,152
Total One Year Cost$24,194
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Long Beach
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$1,092
Room and Board $13,158
Budget for Other Expenses$3,152
Total One Year Cost$36,074

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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.