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|SAT Score Range||930 - 1160|
|ACT Score Range||20 - 26|
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California State University - Long Beach is located in Long Beach, California. It is a large public school part of the California State University system and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 31,566 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is very competitive with an acceptance rate of 28.0%.
Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Health Professions and Related Programs, Visual and Performing Arts, Social Sciences, and Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences. 69% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $40,000.
|🗺|| 1250 Bellflower Boulevard |
Long Beach, California 90840
A lot more students take the SATs than the ACTs.
California State University - Long Beach has around 63,048 applicants.
Of the students admitted, 23% decide to enroll at California State University - Long Beach. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.
Out of the 63,048 applicants 41% are men and 59% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 142 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 70 men.
California State University - Long Beach's acceptance rate is 28.0%. The acceptance rate for men is 27.0% and the acceptance rate for women is 28.7%.
|Admission Test Scores||Required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|High School Record||Required|
|Complete High School||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.
Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.
To learn more and apply for financial aid at California State University - Long Beach you can visit www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/financial_aid/types_aid.html.
California State University - Long Beach students, on average, make $53,000 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).
Their salary grows by around 7% in the several years after graduation.
Is it worth your money to attend California State University - Long Beach? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.
We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.
By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.
A higher number is better.
California State University - Long Beach has slightly more female students than male students.
This means that for every 100 women, there are 75 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 133 women.
The most popular majors at California State University - Long Beach are:
Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.
Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.
California State University - Long Beach has a retention rate of 88% for full-time undergrads, which is high.
California State University - Long Beach has around 3,793 students who transfer into the school each year. This is somewhat low at approximately 12% of total undergraduates.
Higher transfer in rates mean that students see California State University - Long Beach as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.
Politically, California tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 62% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 32% voted for the Republican party, and 3% voted for neither.