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California State University-Long Beach

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Rating

Public

Type

41,344

Students

$17,622

Tuition

39%

Acceptance

#65

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Long Beach, CA

1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0115

California State University-Long Beach is a very large public college located in Long Beach, CA ranked 240thin the nation. It has a total of 34,674 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting 39.27% of applicants. California State University-Long Beach offers 180 different majors and is best known for its human sciences, health and fitness, and computer engineering technologies programs (nationally ranked 1st, 3rd, and 5th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Long Beach is moderately priced. 73.68% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $48,100 per year, which is 16% over the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$18,714/Year
Above Average

California State University-Long Beach

$18,714

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$37,138/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$28,486/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

39%Acceptance
Average

California State University-Long Beach

39%

National

69%
Sat

1040 - 1250

95% of students submit

Admissions Yield

18%

ACT

19 - 26

24% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

34,674Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,852

Part-Time

60
Male

44%

In-state

83%

Female

56%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

18%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
14% Business Administration and Management, General5% Psychology, General5% Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General76% Others

14% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Psychology, General

5% Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

76% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

14%

1532 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

562 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General

5%

515 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

4%

419 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

4%

418 Graduates

Social Work

3%

352 Graduates

Sociology

3%

310 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3%

309 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors24:124:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

24

Number of Library Books

679,513

Academic Spend per Student

$8,018

Full-time Retention Rate

88%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,500/Year

California State University-Long Beach

$36,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

73%