California State University-Long Beach (out-of-state)


The institution is an extremely selective school. They receive roughly 70,000 applications every admission cycle. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 31 percent which equates to about 22,000 students who passed the admission process of the school. However, when the semester starts, only about 4,900 or 23 percent of the students who received the letter of acceptance from California State University-Long Beach choose to attend. The ratio of the students who submitted their applications is 41% and 58% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 58% were typically women and 41% were men.

Students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to California State University-Long Beach when applying. In most cases, accepted students have test scores in the range of 20 - 26 for ACT or 1,040 - 1,250 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. California State University-Long Beach’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To submit your application to California State University-Long Beach, you will need to have these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2018 Admissions Cycle
Applications
69,610
Male 28,980
Female 40,630

 

Acceptance
21,725
Male 8,841
Female 12,884

 

Enrollment Total
4,912
Male 2,052
Female 2,860


Acceptance Rate
31.2%
Male
30.5%
Female
31.7%

 

Yield
22.6%
Male
23.2%
Female
22.2%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$55



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record



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