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 5,853 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,069 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 5,853 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,069 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 180 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,784
$8,280 for California Residents
Student Population5,853
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs180 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio24 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)3 Online Programs Available
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 $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,632 (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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,741$22,122
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,632
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 92 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, 2,024 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 Degree7211,713
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship100
Doctor's degree - professional practice2034
Doctor's degree - other2036
Post Bachelor's Degree150241
Total9212,024
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 191 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 283 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 36 completers.
California State University-Long Beach offers 92 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,024 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,713 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 36 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 34 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 241 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 [+] 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 96 completers-
Computer Science96-
Education [+] 196 completers-
Education103-
Special Education and Teaching19-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services67$57,100
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education7-
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] 111 completers-
Engineering3-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering15-
Chemical Engineering5-
Civil Engineering25-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering29$74,100
Mechanical Engineering34-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 21 completers-
Linguistics11-
German Language and Literature6-
French Language and Literature0-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
English Language and Literature [+] 47 completers$37,100
English Language and Literature38$37,100
Creative Writing9-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences20-
Biochemistry3-
Microbiology1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 56 completers-
Mathematics26-
Statistics (other)30-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 20 completers-
Gerontology3-
Nutrition Sciences17-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 120 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies4-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness116$49,100
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 13 completers-
Philosophy9-
Religion/Religious Studies4-
Physical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science6-
Physics16-
Physics (other)3-
Psychology [+] 56 completers-
Psychology33-
School Psychology23-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 46 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies19-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services (other)27-
Human Services [+] 354 completers-
Public Administration124$55,000
Social Work230$56,900
Social Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Anthropology16-
Economics8-
Geography5-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography23-
Political Science and Government5-
Sociology1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 68 completers-
Dance6-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts9-
Art/Art Studies7-
Fine/Studio Arts13-
Music3-
Music Performance29-
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 229 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders0$67,400
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist33-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management46$64,000
Public Health33$46,000
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse116$105,100
Nursing Administration0-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing1-
Business [+] (1 completers) 144 completers-
Business Administration and Management107$64,000
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management12-
Accounting25-
History [+] 14 completers-
History14-
Total1,713
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 [+] 36 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist36-
Total36
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 34 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration17$104,100
Community College Education17-
Total34
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 29 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction18$66,300
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities11-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 6 completers-
Linguistics5-
Comparative Literature1-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Biotechnology10-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Gerontology0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Human Services [+] 19 completers-
Public Administration19$55,100
Social Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Geography5-
Political Science and Government0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Art/Art Studies1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 165 completers-
Dietetics/Dietitian0-
10-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing155-
Total241

Graduate Student Population at Cal State Long Beach

For academic year 2021-2022, total 5,853 students enrolled into California State University-Long Beach graduate schools where it has total 40,069 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,619 full-time and 2,234 part-time graduate students. By gender, 2,142 male and 3,711 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
Total5,8532,1423,711
Full-time3,6191,2242,395
Part-tme2,2349181,316
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,418 White (24.23%), 263 Black/African American (4.49%), 2,402 Hispanic (41.04%), 925 Asian (15.80%), and 845 students with other races. 395 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,8532,1423,711
American Indian/Native American927
Asian925388537
Black/African American26377186
Hispanic2,4027801,622
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1248
White1,418528890
Two More17559116
Un-Known254115139
Non-resident Alien395189206
California State University-Long Beach offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 5,613 graduate students (95.90% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 238 graduate students (4.07% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total5,853
Enrolled Online Exclusively5,613
Enrolled Some Online Courses238
Not in Online Courses2
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California State University-Long Beach. 1,564 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.72% of total students), 171 students are aged above 50 (2.92%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-Long Beach.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total5,8532,1423,711
Age 20-2149940
Age 22-241,515521994
Age 25-292,2878521,435
Age 30-34976374602
Age 35-39422179243
Age 40-49433147286
Age 50-6415853105
Over 641376

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