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CSULB - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


California State University at Long Beach - CSULB

California State University at Long Beach - CSULB

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CSULB Description:

California State University at Long Beach, or CSULB, was established in 1949 and has since grown to be on of the largest universities in the CSU system. The 323 acre campus is located in Los Angeles Country and features impressive landscaping and a distinctive pyramid-shaped sporting complex. CSULB often wins high marks for its value, and the university was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences. Business administration is the most popular major among undergraduates. In athletics, CSULB competes in the NCAA Division I Big West Conference.

Explore the Campus:

CSULB Photo Tour

Admissions Data (2013):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 36,279 (31,053 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female
  • 84% Full-time

Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,240 (in-state); $17,400 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,788 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,352
  • Other Expenses: $2,726
  • Total Cost: $23,160 (in-state); $33,266 (out-of-state)

CSULB Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 72%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 58%
    • Loans: 40%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,725
    • Loans: $5,225

Scholarships for CSULB (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Art, Business Administration, English, Criminal Justice Studies, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Speech and Rhetorical Studies, Trade and Industrial Teacher Education

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 3%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 13%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 57%

Data Source:

Most data presented here is from the National Center for Educational Statistics

Admissions Profiles for Other Cal State Campuses

Bakersfield | Channel Islands | Chico | Dominquez Hills | East Bay | Fresno State | Fullerton | Humboldt | Long Beach | Los Angeles | Maritime | Monterey Bay | Northridge | Pomona (Cal Poly) | Sacramento | San Bernardino | San Diego | San Francisco | San Jose State | San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) | San Marcos | Sonoma State | Stanislaus

More California Public University Information

CSULB Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.csulb.edu/about/

"California State University Long Beach is a diverse, student-centered, globally-engaged public university committed to providing highly-valued undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities through superior teaching, research, creative activity and service for the people of California and the world."

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