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California State University-Long Beach: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $2,864 $3,116 $3,392 $4,370 28.8%
Out-of-state $13,034 $13,286 $13,562 $15,530 14.5%
Books and supplies $1,314 $1,386 $1,566 $1,638 4.6%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,648 $7,536 $7,940 $10,832 36.4%
Other $2,984 $3,080 $3,174 $3,212 1.2%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,910 $9,288 $10,152 $10,872 7.1%
Other $3,276 $3,380 $3,486 $3,526 1.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,178 $3,278 $3,378 $3,418 1.2%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $13,810 $15,118 $16,072 $20,052 24.8%
Off Campus $16,364 $17,170 $18,596 $20,406 9.7%
Off Campus with Family $7,356 $7,780 $8,336 $9,426 13.1%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $23,980 $25,288 $26,242 $31,212 18.9%
Off Campus $26,534 $27,340 $28,766 $31,566 9.7%
Off Campus with Family $17,526 $17,950 $18,506 $20,586 11.2%

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Map of California State University-Long Beach

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $55
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 48,556 19,125 29,431
Percent admitted 42% 39% 44%
Percent admitted who enrolled 23% 23% 22%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 4,459 97%
ACT 1,055 25%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 440 550
SAT Math 460 580
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 18 25

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities 3/31/1957 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship 1/1/1975 -   Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics 7/1/1975 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 5/1/1968 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs 2/12/1999 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 6/1/1974 -   Accredited
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 4/1/1985 -   Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration 7/1/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 9/29/2001 -   Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language 4/1/2002 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Community Health Education (CHE) and Community Health/Preventive Medicine (CHPM) - Graduate programs offered outside schools of public health 11/3/1990 -   Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists 10/1/1992 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1970 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1968 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1973 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 10/20/2001 -   Accredited