About California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
On Campus Housing
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is a public institution that was established on September 28, 1949, as the Orange County State College and is located in Los Angeles, U.S.A. The university is the third largest campus of the 23 school CSU and is one of the largest universities in the state of California. The college started with just 160 students and 13 full-time faculties. In November 1952, Unrestrained Accreditation as granted by the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools.
As the years passed the university made many changes and developed many programs and building to cater to growing students. By 1990s, the college was recognized and was accredited and changed their name to CSULB. California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) campus is around 323 acres with more than 35,000 enrolled to their various programs.
The student-faculty ratio is 24:1.
CSULB acceptance rate is 32%.
The graduation rate of the university is 69%.
The retention rate is 90% for the full-time students and 78% for part-time students.
The total student population of the university is 37,776, which includes 31,110 full time and 6,666 part-time students.
Online Education at CSULB
The university's fully online classes provide an opportunity for students who cannot attend on campus to earn a degree by providing them with the same degree that what their traditional students earn. The online programs are convenient, flexible, and structured.
The university provides 17 online programs across various disciplines. CSULB majors include Accounting, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Engineering, Health Science, Human Services, Information Systems, and Public Administration.
The university provides 24/7 tech support for their students. A student can contact the technical department anytime via chat, video, or mail to resolve their issue.
Students reviews on the university are given below.
- Students say that the university offers a variety of learning opportunities with many majors. The students and professors in the university are welcoming and are very helpful, who encourage new students to feel very comfortable in the new environment.
The student body in the university is very diverse and the individual gets to meet people from all over the world. CSULB has numerous clubs and organizations that host events very often and keep their students engaged.
Some of the rankings given to the university are given below
Rankings by US News
CSULB is ranked 3rd in 'Top Public Schools'.
The university is ranked 26th in 'Regional Universities West'.
CSULB is ranked 146th in 'Engineering Programs'.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$66,955 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid office at CSULB helps students by helping them to identify the sources available for them to make their education affordable at CSU. The university provides financial aid in the form of scholarships, loans, and grants. 71% of CSULB students receive some form of aid. Students looking for financial assistance has to fill up the FAFSA form.
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) federal school code is 001139.
Federal Aid includes grants such as Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan. Federal Work-Study option is also available for the students.
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) scholarships include Cal Grant Programs, California Chafee Grant, Middle-Class Scholarships, California National Guard Education Assistance Award Programs (CNG EAAP), Boeing CBA Scholarships,
Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and the Tuition Assistance Program.