California State University-Long Beach Graduate Schools

California State University-Long Beach (referred to as Cal State Long Beach) is a Public, 4 years school located in Long Beach, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Long Beach is $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,293 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,190 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

California State University-Long Beach (referred to as Cal State Long Beach) is a Public, 4 years school located in Long Beach, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (3/31/1957 - Current).
Cal State Long Beach Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-Long Beach (Cal State Long Beach)
Address1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
Phone562-985-4111
Webhttps://www.csulb.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.csulb.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Long Beach is $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,293 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,190 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 189 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,784
$8,280 for California Residents
Student Population6,293
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs189 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Long Beach is $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Long Beach offers the alternative tuition plans.
California State University-Long Beach offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-Long Beach is $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$988$16,680$988
2018-2019$7,176$1,056$16,680$1,056
2019-2020$7,176$1,092$16,680$1,092
2020-2021$7,176$1,104$16,680$1,104
2021-2022$7,176$1,104$16,680$1,104
The graduate school tuition & fees of Cal State Long Beach is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the California graduate tuition is $21,770 (public) / $23,520 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-Long Beach$8,280$17,784
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
California Graduate Schools$19,744$22,117
Public$11,503$21,770
Private$23,520
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,576 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Long Beach. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.67% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,996. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.25% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,484$2,904$13,486$2,974
2018-2019$12,986$2,952$14,090$3,024
2019-2020$13,158$3,208$15,056$3,282
2020-2021$13,158$3,152$13,156$3,798
2021-2022$13,938$3,134$13,358$3,638
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-Long Beach. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at Cal State Long Beach

California State University-Long Beach offers 97 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,881 students have completed their study at California State University-Long Beach.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Long Beach
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7601,629
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship100
Doctor's degree - professional practice2016
Doctor's degree - other2033
Post Bachelor's Degree160203
Total9701,881
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-Long Beach by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing program with 155 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 236 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 36 completers.
California State University-Long Beach offers 97 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 1,881 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,629 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 33 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 203 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization2-
European Studies/Civilization0-
Italian Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 83 completers-
Computer Science83-
Education [+] 172 completers-
Education91-
Educational Leadership and Administration18-
Special Education and Teaching13-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services46$57,100
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 92 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering10-
Chemical Engineering12-
Civil Engineering24-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering20$74,100
Mechanical Engineering26-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 27 completers-
Linguistics13-
German Language and Literature3-
French Language and Literature6-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
English Language and Literature [+] 51 completers$37,100
English Language and Literature41$37,100
Creative Writing10-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Biochemistry8-
Microbiology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 58 completers-
Mathematics30-
Statistics (other)28-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 27 completers-
Gerontology12-
Nutrition Sciences15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 116 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies9-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness107$49,100
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy1-
Religion/Religious Studies3-
Physical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Chemistry4-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics11-
Physics (other)0-
Psychology [+] 69 completers-
Psychology28-
Counseling Psychology25-
School Psychology16-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 32 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies18-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)14-
Human Services [+] 342 completers-
Public Administration106$55,000
Social Work236$56,900
Social Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Anthropology6-
Economics4-
Geography9-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography23-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 61 completers-
Dance16-
Design and Applied Arts (other)4-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Art/Art Studies2-
Fine/Studio Arts11-
Music1-
Music Performance20-
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 195 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders0$67,400
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist22-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management35$64,000
Public Health27$46,000
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse111$105,100
Nursing Administration0-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing0-
Business [+] 190 completers-
Business Administration and Management127$64,000
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management8-
Accounting44-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)11-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total1,629
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Total0
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$104,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist33-
Total33
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 16 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6$104,100
Community College Education10-
Total16
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 34 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction19$66,300
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities15-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 7 completers-
Linguistics6-
Comparative Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] 4 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Biotechnology12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 1 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies1-
Human Services [+] 25 completers-
Public Administration25$55,100
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Geography2-
Political Science and Government0-
Urban Studies/Affairs3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Art/Art Studies2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 113 completers-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
5-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing108-
Total203

Graduate Student Population at Cal State Long Beach

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,293 students enrolled into California State University-Long Beach graduate schools where it has total 40,190 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,791 full-time and 2,502 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,359 male and 3,934 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,2932,3593,934
Full-time3,7911,3752,416
Part-tme2,5029841,518
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,477 White (23.47%), 266 Black/African American (4.23%), 2,553 Hispanic (40.57%), 962 Asian (15.29%), and 1,035 students with other races. 540 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,2932,3593,934
American Indian/Native American1037
Asian962400562
Black/African American26696170
Hispanic2,5538281,725
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1477
White1,477559918
Two More21876142
Un-Known253116137
Non-resident Alien540274266
California State University-Long Beach offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,153 graduate students (18.32% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,316 graduate students (36.80% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,293
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,153
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,316
Not in Online Courses2,824
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California State University-Long Beach. 1,758 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.94% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 167 students are aged above 50 (2.65%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-Long Beach.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,2932,3593,934
Age 18-19101
Age 20-21772354
Age 22-241,6816251,056
Age 25-292,3968991,497
Age 30-341,076418658
Age 35-39442180262
Age 40-49453152301
Age 50-641525696
Over 641569

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