|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||24:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,739 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
California State University-Long Beach is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 61,808 applications and only 19,711 students were granted admission. California State University-Long Beach is at the #30 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 39% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||930 to 1160|
|ACT||20 to 26|
California State University-Long Beach charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,632 and in-state students paid $5,472.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 77% of California State University-Long Beach's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 48% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,860 (which is 9.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at California State University-Long Beach in 2016-2017, was 1,567, which is 36% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,841 (which is 8.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, California State University-Long Beach has enrolled a total of 37,776 students (31,110 students full-time and 6,666 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 37,776 students, 3,826 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 32,345 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 5,431 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 174 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 7%
Two or more races: 5%
Black/African American: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California State University-Long Beach.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||27%||1,190|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||8%||335|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||314|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||265|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||117|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||3%||112|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||2%||104|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||87|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California State University-Long Beach full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of California State University-Long Beach graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,800. Last year, out of the total 7,690 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,998 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,304 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,501 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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