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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 Faculty: 2,127 Staff: 1,862 Baccalaureate Degrees: 85 Programs: 139 Minors: 71 Master’s Degrees: 64 Doctoral Degrees: 4 322 acre 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 Baseball(M) 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 Residential Requirement • Apply online once admitted • Residential Colleges • Parkside - Suite style • Hillside - Traditional halls & International House • Beachside - hybrid of traditional and suite style, off-site location • Faculty in Residence
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 BASED DISTINCTIONS • 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 • Center for Scholarship Information • www.csulb.edu/scholarships • President’s Scholars Program
Campus Tour - The our 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 sqft 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 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.
Impacted at the major level for Freshmen Admission • Minimum Eligibility Index for all students = 3200 • The pool of applicants determines the level of competition in each major • STEM/ Nursing use separate formula for calculating the indexCSULB Nursing and STEM Index Calculation - Minimum STEM Index = 3300 (High School GPA x 600) + SAT Critical Reading + (2 x SAT Math) • Music and Dance have auditions Four requirements used in selection • A-G Courses ●Test Scores (SAT or ACT) • High School (Local Area) ● Grades (10th-11th) Local Preference: Local area students eligible for provisional admission based on minimum CSULB Admission requirements.
LOCAL AREA DISTRICTS & SCHOOLS ABC USD 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 Freshmen ApplicantsApplicants: 57,710Admits: 16,707 Students admitted: 28.9% Enrolled (Target) : 4,100 Average GPA: 3.6 Average SAT: 1150 Average ACT: 24
Nov 30 CSUMentor Application Deadline Dec Last SAT or ACT Test Date Mar 2 FAFSA Deadline Apr 1 Admission Notification May 1 Deadline to Submit Admitted Student Reply Form Non-refundable $150 enrollment deposit required Deadline to Submit Housing ApplicationNon-refundable $400 Housing deposit required May 4 Deadline to Complete College Readiness Testing Requirements Take EPT/ELM if not exempt - March testing recommended June Mandatory New Student Orientation (SOAR) begins Early Start Program begins July 15 Deadline to Submit Final Transcripts 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 www.outreach.csulb.edu Outreach@csulb.edu (562) 985-5358 Enrollment Services www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/ (562) 985-5471 Financial Aid www.csulb.edu/financial-aid (562) 985-8403 Housing and Residential Life www.housing.csulb.edu (562) 985-4187 Counselor Connection www.outreach.csulb.edu/counselors