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Long Beach - Large, vibrant, diverse city on the border of Los Angeles and Orange counties. Local Airports include Long Beach, LAX, John Wayne (Orange County). Major sporting facilities: Staples Center, Dodger Stadium, Angels Stadium, Honda Center.

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  • Long Beach - Large, vibrant, diverse city on the border of Los Angeles and Orange counties.

  • Local Airports include Long Beach, LAX, John Wayne (Orange County).

  • Major sporting facilities: Staples Center, Dodger Stadium, Angels Stadium, Honda Center.

  • Los Angeles and Hollywood - Walk of Fame, Hollywood Bowl, Dolby Theatre, Pantages Theatre, Ahmanson Theatre, Nokia Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall.

  • Arts Regional - J. Paul Getty Trust, LACMA, Huntington Library, Carpenter Performing Arts Center,Museum of Latin American Art, Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum.

  • Local attractions include Aquarium of the Pacific, Queen Mary, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm, Disneyland, Universal Studios.

Average class size:32

Student to faculty ratio: 23:1

Total enrollment: 32,686



Baccalaureate Degrees:85



Master’s Degrees:64

Doctoral Degrees:4

322 acres main campus

109 buildings

500 classrooms

17 lecture halls (80 – 277 seats)

Known as "The Beach," CSULB’s campus overlooks the Pacific Ocean and sits on the border between Los Angeles and Orange counties. This thriving campus community is a diverse, student-centered public university that provides highly-valued educational opportunities.

Division I Athletics


Basketball (M/W)

Cross Country (M/W)

Golf (M/W)

Sand Volleyball (W)

Softball (W)

Soccer (W)

Tennis (W)

Track & Field (M/W)

Volleyball (M/W)

Water Polo (M/W)

  • Housing & Residential Life

  • Freshmen (not a Transfer) Residential Requirement

  • Apply online once admitted, Transfers welcome

  • Residential Colleges

    • Parkside - Suite style

    • Hillside - Traditional halls & International House

    • Beachside - hybrid of traditional & suite style, off-site

  • Faculty in Residence

  • Off-campus: an extensive variety of off-campus apartments and rooms to rent/share, near the ocean or inland close to campus

  • Top 75 Best Value in the Nation: The Princeton Review “2013 Best Colleges”

  • One of “Best in the West”: The Princeton Review “2014 Best Colleges”

  • Among 100 Best Values in Colleges: Kiplinger’s Personal Finance 2013

  • 4th Best Public University in Western U.S.: U.S. News & World Report – fifth consecutive year

  • 9th in nation awarding bachelor degrees to minority students: Diverse Issues in Higher Education


  • College of the Arts: California’s largest and most comprehensive publicly funded school for the arts

  • College of Business: Student Management Investment Fund manages a real-dollar portfolio

  • College of Education: Integrated Teacher Education Program, K-8

  • College of Engineering: Ranked “Best in the Nation” by U.S. News & World Report

  • College of Health Human Services: received one of the largest nursing grants in the nation, $15 M

  • College of Liberal Arts: Produced CSULB’s first ever Rhodes Scholar

  • College of Natural Science & Mathematics: Preeminent B.S. Marine Biology Program

  • Associated Students, Inc.

  • Student Government administers $3,000,000 budget, w/ USU $12,000,000

  • More than 350 student clubs and organizations

  • Honor Societies, Cultural Organizations, Service Clubs

  • Long Beach Leaders - Represent the campus

  • Leadership and Service

  • Fraternities and Sororities

  • Alternative Spring Break

  • Leadership Certificate

  • Study Abroad

  • Academic and Semester Year Programs

  • On campus U.S. Passport Application Acceptance Office

  • 2013 - 2014 Cost per year

  • Tuition & Mandatory Fees: $6,240

  • Housing (Room/Board): $11,294

  • Books & Supplies: $1,656

  • Financial Aid

  • Approximately $220,500,000 awarded each year

  • Over 70% of CSULB students receive some form of aid

  • 7thin Nation with students graduating with lowest percentage of debt

  • Scholarships

  • www.csulb.edu/scholarships in Center for Scholarship Information

  • College-based, departmental and organizational scholarships

  • Campus Tour - The tour showcases campus distinctions and facilities, provides a general overview of campus academic programs, student support services and campus life. To check the tour schedule go to: www.csulb.edu/tours

  • Interesting CSULB campus facts:

  • Park like setting with 7,200 trees from 197 species

  • Student Recreation & Wellness Center: 126,000 square foot state-of- the- art facility

  • Flight Simulator: Provides aerospace research

  • Shark Lab: faculty led by famed Shark Week professor Dr. Chris Lowe

  • KJAZZ: top 5 most-listened to public radio stations in the country

  • Pyramid: only 3 in the nation, #1 in gold medals

  • CSULB Counselor’s Conference – Friday, October 25, 2013

  • Register on Counselor Information link at http://csulb.edu/uosr

  • The CSULB Counselors' Conference is an opportunity for you to receive updates about CSULB enrollment and admissions initiatives, academic programs, student support services and university events.

  • All CSULB undergraduate majors continue to be "impacted." As a result, all majors have specific admission and declaration requirements. Please carefully review the information for your major, as requirements for some majors may differ from those previously listed for Fall 2013.

  • CSULB Specific Transfer Application Process:

  • All transfer applicants must declare a major, alternate majors will not be considered.

  • Complete Supplemental Application. Highly impacted majors have additional requirements (i.e., Dept. Application, Letters of Rec., Auditions)

  • Submit official transcript (s) only when requested

  • Transfer applicants must meet:

  • CSU Minimum Upper Division Transfer eligibility requirements

    • Golden 4 (Oral Communication, Written Communication, Critical thinking, Math/ Quantitative Reasoning

    • 60 transferable units

  • CSULB Minimum Upper Division Transfer eligibility requirements:

    • Lower division major specific preparation

    • Minimum GPA required for each major:

    • Local GPA: minimum posted on CSULB website vsNon-local GPA: based on applicant pool within in each major (Vets=Local)

    • General Education Courses, at least 30 units

  • CSULB Transfer AA/AS Degree:

  • Cumulative GPA gets a 0.1 bump

  • Transfer AA/AS trumps CSULB major specific requirements

  • CSULB Approved Similar AA/S-T’s:

    • Administration of Justice, Anthropology, Art History, Business, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Teacher Education, English, Geography, Geology, History, Journalism, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish, Studio Arts, Theater Arts



Bellflower USD

Compton USD

Downey USD

Huntington Beach USD

Long Beach USD

Los Alamitos USD

Paramount USD

Brethren Christian HS, Huntington Beach

Cypress HS, Cypress

Calvary Chapel HS, Downey

Oxford Academy, Cypress

St. Matthias, Downey

St. Anthony HS, Long Beach

St. Joseph HS, Lakewood

St. John Bosco HS, Bellflower

Valley Christian HS, Cerritos

Fall 2013 Transfer Applicants

Applicants: 25,709Admits: 6,881

Students admitted: 34.5%

Enrolled : 3,575

Jan. 3 - Feb. 3Supplemental Application sent to all transfer applicants with posted deadline

March 25All Documents Due

April 8 SOAR Reservations Begin

May 1Deadline to Submit Housing Application

Early May All Conditional Admission decisions confirmed

June 1Deadline to Submit Admitted Student Reply Form

Submit Online at www.mycsulb.edu

Non-refundable $150 enrollment deposit required

Mandatory New Student Orientation (SOAR) required ($62)

July 15 Final Transcripts Due

CSULB uses email as an official means of communication. Students should maintain a current email address and are encouraged to check their emails regularly and often.

University Outreach & School RelationsProspective Student Services and Campus Tours



(562) 985-5358

Enrollment Services


(562) 985-5471

Financial Aid


(562) 985-8403

Housing and Residential Life


(562) 985-4187

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