31%

Acceptance Rate

$8,876

Avg.Financial Aid

001139

FAFSA Code

About California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

37,466

Website

www.csulb.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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.

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Reviews

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.

Location & Contact

Address

1250 Bellflower Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5629854111
Fax: 5629854111
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Rankings

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'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30th Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

31%

SAT Range

1040 - 1250

ACT Range

20 - 26

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$9,477

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$2,002

Other Fees

$1,056

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$12,986

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,952

Total One Year Cost

$24,738

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

23:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

55%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$69

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

1,275 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

505 Graduates

Psychology, General

489 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

426 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

423 Graduates

Sociology

329 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

313 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

297 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

282 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

265 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

247 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

226 Graduates

Political Science and Government

208 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

203 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

185 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

182 Graduates

Biology, General

170 Graduates

History

156 Graduates

Journalism

148 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

142 Graduates

Computer Science

140 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

139 Graduates

Civil Engineering

131 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

129 Graduates

Economics

95 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

94 Graduates

Music

91 Graduates

Anthropology

83 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

82 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

81 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

74 Graduates

Social Work

72 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

71 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

71 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

67 Graduates

Mathematics

67 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

64 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

64 Graduates

Area Studies

62 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

60 Graduates

Computer Engineering

55 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

55 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

52 Graduates

International/Global Studies

50 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

47 Graduates

Physics

43 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

38 Graduates

Philosophy

38 Graduates

Chemistry

36 Graduates

Dance

32 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

31 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

22 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

20 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

19 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

17 Graduates

Engineering, General

16 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

13 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

13 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

13 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

10 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

9 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

31,690

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

51%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

17% White

3% Unknown

4% Black

43% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

22% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

97%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

8%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,650/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,464/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,464/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

49ers

School Colors

black and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

157

Total Female Athletes

197

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

41

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Other

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$11,285

$23,180

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$117 - 241

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,876

Students Receiving Federal Grants

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,981

Students Receiving State Aid

69%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,590

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

44%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,717

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,571

$30K - $48K

$11,275

$48K - $75K

$7,595

$75K - $110K

$3,895

> $110K

$1,109

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$11,100,881

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,569,945

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.