2021 Student Population

A total of 40,069 students have enrolled at California State University-Long Beach - 34,216 undergraduate and 5,853 graduate.
By gender, 16,857 male and 23,212 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 32,729 full-time students and 7,340 part-time students.
The number of students at California State University-Long Beach is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its population is very large (average population is 16,208).
California State University-Long Beach offers online degree/certificate programs and 38,645 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 16,857 male and 23,212 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.73 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total34,21629,1105,106
Men14,71512,1802,535
Women19,50116,9302,571
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,8533,6192,234
Men2,1421,224918
Women3,7112,3951,316

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 18,147 Hispanic students (45.29%) and 8,026 Asian students (20.03%) at California State University-Long Beach(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California State University-Long Beach.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Long Beach
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native331617
Asian7,1013,3723,729
Black or African American1,287488799
Hispanic15,7456,2619,484
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander854540
White5,5672,5243,043
Two or More Races1,587681906
Race/Ethnicity Unknown806408398
Total 34,21614,71519,501
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Long Beach
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native927
Asian925388537
Black or African American26377186
Hispanic2,4027801,622
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1248
White1,418528890
Two or More Races17559116
Race/Ethnicity Unknown254115139
Total 5,8532,1423,711

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 29,534 students whose age under twenty five and 4,134 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Long Beach.
Especially, 541 students are younger than eighteen and 26 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California State University-Long Beach.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at California State University-Long Beach
TotalMenWomen
Total34,216 14,71519,501
Under 18541 187354
18-199,189 3,6025,587
20-219,639 3,8135,826
22-248,601 3,9564,645
25-294,114 2,1132,001
30-341,250 652598
35-39453 217236
40-49288 123165
50-64128 4781
65 and over13 58
Total 34,216 14,71519,501
Population by Student Age at California State University-Long Beach
TotalMenWomen
Total5,853 2,1423,711
20-2149 940
22-241,515 521994
25-292,287 8521,435
30-34976 374602
35-39422 179243
40-49433 147286
50-64158 53105
65 and over13 76
Total 5,853 2,1423,711

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California State University-Long Beach, 40,063 students (99.99% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 38,645 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 37,226 students live in California where California State University-Long Beach is located in and 340 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total40,06934,2165,853
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes38,64533,0325,613
Enrolled Some in Online Classes1,4181,180238
Not Enrolled in Online Classes642
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)38,64533,0325,613
California Residents37,22631,9785,248
Other State in U.S.340239101
Outside of U.S.1,078814264
Unknown110

Online Enrollment Chart