California State University, Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

California State University, Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,834

$18,714

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
620
25th
510
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

26

students

1

faculty

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Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 28,400
Declined 39,026
Total Received 67,426
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Public

35,933

undergraduate students

6,445

graduate students

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322-acre, urban campus in Long Beach (population: 469,450), 20 miles from Los Angeles. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Los Angeles. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
90840

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
31%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
620
25th
510
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used ACT only Recommended SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

42%

acceptance rate

Accepted 28,400
Declined 39,026
Total Received 67,426

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,722

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $8,360
Board $4,214
Additional fees $1,092
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $20,458
Average Financial Aid - $8,722
Total with Avg. Aid $11,736
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Financial Aid Office


P: 562 985-8403
F: 562 985-4973

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

archery, baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, crew, cross-country, golf, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, tennis, track and field, triathalon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, crew, cross-country, golf, rugby, sailing, sand volleyball, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, triathalon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, racquetball, sand volleyball, softball, tennis

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Asian-American Studies.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dance, General.
Deaf Studies.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
European Studies/Civilization.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Gerontology.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Industrial and Product Design.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nutrition Sciences.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, Other.
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management.
Women's Studies.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

42,378

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

35,933
students

Female
56%
20,279

Male
44%
15,654

15%

6,445
students

Female
63%
4,043

Male
37%
2,402

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

30,486
students

Female
57%
17,322

Male
43%
13,164

15%

5,447
students

Female
54%
2,957

Male
46%
2,490

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
44%
Hispanic/Latino
16%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2094
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Philippines
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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