How much does California State University - Long Beach cost?

California State University - Long Beach Cost of Attendance
In-state $6,730
Out-of-state $18,610
On-Campus Room and Board $12,484
Off-Campus Room and Board $12,492
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $5,704
$30,000-$48,000 $6,946
$48,000-$75,000 $10,578
$75,000-$110,000 $5,704
Over $110,000 $17,423

California State University - Long Beach Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 80% $8,012
Federal Grants 49% $4,804
Pell grants 49% $4,425
Other federal grants 4% $563
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 60% $2,432
Institutional grants or scholarships 44% $5,507
Student loan aid 35% $5,454
Federal student loans 34% $6,145
Other student loans 2% $12,579

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Take a challenging class 317 Up to $3,000
Do community service 297 Up to $500
Play a sport 153 Up to $1,500
Have work experience 195 Up to $10,000
Do an extracurricular activity 300 Up to $3,000
Take a foreign language class 186 Up to $5,000
Visit a college campus 301 Up to $6,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

California State University - Long Beach Admissions

What is California State University - Long Beach's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 28%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 93% of applicants
SAT Reading 510-610
SAT Math 510-620
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 31% of applicants
Composite Score 20-26

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California State University - Long Beach Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 31566
Living on campus 4%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

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Hispanic or Latino
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
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California State University - Long Beach Graduation Success

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About California State University - Long Beach


1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large City
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