California State University Long Beach Comparison

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Cal State Long Beach
Location Long Beach, CA
Setting Large City
Enrollment 40,190
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #487
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


Cal State Long Beach
Tuition (In State) $5,742
Tuition (Out of State) $17,622
Room & Board $13,938
Avg Net Price $10,568
Avg Grant Aid $9,200
% Receiving Grant Aid 79%


Cal State Long Beach
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 67,122
Admitted 31,448
Acceptance Rate 46.9%
Enrolled % 15.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.7
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Average
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 20/26
SAT Range 1020/1240
Submit Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2023


Cal State Long Beach
Student to Faculty Ratio 23:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (20%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (10%)
  • English and Literature (9%)
  • Health Professions (8%)
  • Social Sciences (7%)


Cal State Long Beach
Graduation Rate 54%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $51,100
Making Student Loan Payments 69%
Median Student Loan Debt $15,000
Median Loan Payment $155


Cal State Long Beach
% Men 42%
% Women 58%
Racial Diversity Very High
% White 19%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 39%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 5%
% International 6%
% Unknown Race 4%


Cal State Long Beach
% In-State 97%
% Out-of-State 1%


Cal State Long Beach
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard