California State University at Long BeachSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Long Beach, California Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$6,834

Avg in-state tuition

$18,714

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About California State University at Long Beach

California State University at Long Beach is a large public university located on an urban campus in Long Beach, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 38,674, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 39%. The university offers 91 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 74%, and a student-faculty ratio of 24:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,834, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,714.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

39% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 39%

Retention Rate 87%

Graduation Rate 74%

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1040-1250

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 20-26

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

57%

Female Student Population

24:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

39k

Number of Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

43%

Asian

20%

White

18%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Black

4%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

51% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

51%

State Grant Aid

65%

Institution Grant Aid

45%

Pell Grant

51%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,087
State Grant Aid $2,629
Institution Grant Aid $5,765
Pell Grant Aid $4,679

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships