California Colleges
#29 in California Colleges
Federal Region IX
#5 in Federal Region IX

Overview

California State University-Long Beach is ranked 29th in California Colleges and 5th in Federal Region IX.
Next statements evaluate California State University-Long Beach by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $18,726.
  • The acceptance rate (39%) is lower (difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,145 SAT, 23 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 37,466.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (180 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Cal State Long Beach are $18,726 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach $18,726

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Cal State Long Beach are $17,784 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach $17,784

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Cal State Long Beach is 39% and it is lower (difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 39%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Cal State Long Beach is 18% and the yield is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 18%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Cal State Long Beach is 1,145 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 1,145

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Cal State Long Beach is 23 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 23

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Cal State Long Beach is 74% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 74%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Cal State Long Beach is 2% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 2%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Cal State Long Beach is 87% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 87%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

Student Population

The total student population at Cal State Long Beach is 37,466 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 37,466

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Cal State Long Beach is $8,560 which is 45.71% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach $8,560

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Cal State Long Beach is 23 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 23 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

Number of Programs

Cal State Long Beach offers 180 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 180

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

Cal State Long Beach offers 3 online programs and it means limited online classes compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Long Beach 3

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7