31,351
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,720
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
28
28%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

California State University, Long Beach is a Comprehensive institution located in Long Beach, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Brotman Hall
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA  90840
United States
Contact Mrs. Janice Miller
Director, Admin Ops and Policy, ES Admissions
Email: janice.miller@csulb.edu
Phone: 562-985-7827

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Journalism Related Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
Building/construction Finishing, Management, And Inspection Related Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Related Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Ocean Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Construction Engineering Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Engineering Technology Checkmark
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Environmental Engineering Technology Checkmark
Industrial Technology Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Technology Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
Quality Control Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Child Development Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Related Checkmark
Foods And Nutrition Related Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Related Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Health Professions Related Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Kinesiotherapy Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
Mathematics Checkmark
Statistics Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education Related Checkmark
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dance Related Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music History, Literature, And Theory Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61,806
Applied
17,650
Accepted
31,351
Enrolled
29%
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Female Admissions

36,293
Females Applied
10,640
Females Accepted
29%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

25,513
Males Applied
7,010
Males Accepted
27%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.53
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements may exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 370 650
SAT Math 370 660
ACT Composite 9 15 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,742
In-state
16,038
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,056
Full-time student fees
12,750
Room & board
8,200
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

13,720
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,577
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,949
Avg. Loan Aid
6,709
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
47%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

31,351
Total undergrad students
1%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (43.34%)
Female (56.66%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 20%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Kaleidoscope Spring Festival and Odyssey Theme Year

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery No Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sailing No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting No Checkmark No
Wrestling No Checkmark No

Faculty

2,279
Total Faculty
24:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,039
Part-time - 1,240
Male - 1,090
Female - 1,189