Rank: 42

California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, CAwww.csulb.edu
Median SAT/ACT
1060/23
Enrollment
33,438
Students seeking an intimate, small-college experience should probably steer clear of CSULB, or 'The Beach.' One of the largest schools in California, it has an enrollment of more than 37,400 students. With a graduation rate that's 33% higher than colleges that admit similar students, however, it's clear that many CSULB students find it a good fit. Plus they're getting one...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$24,200
% of students who get any grants
72%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$10,400
Average price for low-income students
$5,600
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
80%
% of need met
82%
% of students who get merit* grants
9%
Average merit grant
$2,200
student success
Graduation rate
67%
Average time to a degree
5 years
Average student debt
$13,750
Average salary within 5 years
$45,500
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
38%
admissions
Acceptance rate
34%
Median SAT/ACT Score
1060/23
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
30-Nov

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

See what students are saying on Niche.com

I feel like I am receiving a worthwhile education at CSULB. Of course the tuition is high in comparison to community colleges, but it is a great value compared to the UC system. I'm surrounded by a group of diverse, yet like-minded individuals on a well-maintained and spacious campus. Athletics...
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The campus is monstrously huge. We have at least two different theaters, a gym, tennis courts, four different athletic fields, a blue pyramid (it's a stadium), an engineering workshop, a Japanese garden, and much, much more! The campus also features several different restaurants and eateries, so you'll have some variety...
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California State University of Long Beach has been my dream school since I was a little girl. I am currently taking Communication Studies and Journalism classes and love it! College is a chapter of your life that you will remember and cherish forever. Long Beach's campus is filled with different...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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