California State University Long Beach, Long Beach

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California State University, Long Beach (CSULB, Long Beach State, Cal State Long Beach, LBSU, or The Beach) is a public university in Long Beach, California. The 322-acre campus is the third largest of the 23-school California State University system (CSU) and one of the largest universities in the state of California by enrollment, its student body numbering 39,359 for the fall 2020 semester. With 5,440 graduate students as of fall 2020, the university enrolls one of the largest graduate student populations across the CSU system and in the state of California.
The university offers 82 different bachelor's degrees, 65 types of master's degrees, and four doctoral degrees. It is home to one of the largest publicly funded art schools in the United States. The university currently operates with one of the lowest student tuition rate in the country, at $6,420 per year for full-time students with California residence.
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  • They had done an amazing job of landscaping the surrounding areas. If they had done the same quality of job with the education inside the impressive buildings it is a special place!  more »
  • Attended a workshop with the director of the conservatory with 35 students. Insightful. Great facility. Would love to return for a concert and would recommend students attend this university for...  more »
  • Beautiful Campus and amazing people. Parking is a huge problem, so I would recommend to take the bus. It's $40 a semester so that's already less than the parking permit and you don't have to waste money on gasoline and you don't have to look for parking spaces.
  • One of my favorite California Universities based on location price and diversity. I loved attending and live the people who are proud to Go Beach

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