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


The institution is a highly selective selective school. They receive roughly 71,000 applications every admission cycle. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 39 percent which equates to about 28,000 students who passed the admission process of the school. However, when the semester starts, only about 5,100 or 18 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 40% and 59% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 57% were typically women and 42% 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 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
71,355
Male 29,104
Female 42,251

 

Acceptance
28,090
Male 10,768
Female 17,322

 

Enrollment Total
5,097
Male 2,153
Female 2,944


Acceptance Rate
39.4%
Male
37%
Female
41%

 

Yield
18.2%
Male
20%
Female
17%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$70



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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