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Cal State Long Beach SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into California State University Long Beach

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1130

The average composite SAT score for admitted California State University Long Beach freshman is 1130 out of 1600. For perspective, a 1130 is in the 64th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1020 to 1240

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1020 to 1240. The 75th percentile score is 1240 while the 25th percentile score is 1020.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Cal State Long Beach but we estimate it to be around a 910 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 565

The average score for Cal State Long Beach students on the math portion of the SAT is 565 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 510 and the 75th percentile score 620.

Average SAT Reading Score 565

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 510 to 620 and the average score for California State University Long Beach students is 565.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

95 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to California State University Long Beach

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at California State University Long Beach based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 42.1%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.68 weighted.

Can I get into Cal State Long Beach with a 1240 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1240 or higher is very competitive at Cal State Long Beach and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 58% or higher.

Can I get into Cal State Long Beach with a 1130 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1130 to 1230 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a slightly above average chance of acceptance, around 42% to 56% but admission is competitive.

Can I get into Cal State Long Beach with a 1020 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1020 to 1120 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 28% to 41% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Cal State Long Beach with a 910 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 910 to 1010 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 26% chance of admission to Cal State Long Beach. SAT scores below 910 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to California State University Long Beach by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 92%
1590 91%
1580 91%
1570 90%
1560 90%
1550 89%
1540 89%
1530 88%
1520 88%
1510 87%
1500 86%
1490 86%
1480 85%
1470 84%
1460 83%
1450 82%
1440 82%
1430 81%
1420 80%
1410 79%
1400 78%
1390 77%
1380 76%
1370 75%
1360 73%
1350 72%
1340 71%
1330 70%
1320 69%
1310 67%
1300 66%
1290 65%
1280 63%
1270 62%
1260 61%
1250 59%
1240 58%
1230 56%
1220 55%
1210 54%
1200 52%
1190 51%
1180 49%
1170 48%
1160 46%
1150 45%
1140 43%
1130 42%
1120 41%
1110 39%
1100 38%
1090 36%
1080 35%
1070 34%
1060 32%
1050 31%
1040 30%
1030 29%
1020 28%
1010 26%
1000 25%
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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.