2022 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at California State University-Long Beach is 73.33% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. 3,107 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 4,237 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) where the average graduation rate of the schools is 60.50%.
The transfer-out rate is 2.17% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 89% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

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Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at California State University-Long Beach. 3,107 students have completed and 92 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 151 students still enrolled and 887 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)4,2374,237
Completers3,107
(73.33%)
3,107
Transfer-out92
(2.17%)
92
Still Enrolled151
(3.56%)
151
No Longer Enrolled887
(20.93%)
887

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 1,208 students have completed in 4 years and additional 1,522 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)1,208
(28.51%)
373
(21.56%)
835
(33.31%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)1,522
(35.92%)
619
(35.78%)
903
(36.02%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)377
(8.90%)
176
(10.17%)
201
(8.02%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total73.33% (3,107/4,237) 67.51% (1,168/1,730) 77.34% (1,939/2,507)
American Indian or Alaska Native50.00% (3/6) 50.00% (2/4) 50.00% (1/2)
Asian80.64% (962/1,193) 74.86% (411/549) 85.56% (551/644)
Black (Non-Hispanic)61.48% (83/135) 43.24% (16/37) 68.37% (67/98)
Hispanic70.52% (1,215/1,723) 63.66% (417/655) 74.72% (798/1,068)
White72.29% (514/711) 66.23% (200/302) 76.77% (314/409)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander50.00% (5/10) 50.00% (2/4) 50.00% (3/6)
Two or More Race71.37% (162/227) 71.43% (60/84) 71.33% (102/143)
Unknown72.16% (70/97) 59.09% (26/44) 83.02% (44/53)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity