Welcome to California State University, Long Beach, one of the nation's most vibrant and successful public universities.
Here you will benefit from an exciting, rigorous learning environment that promotes global engagement and prepares you for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow. CSULB is characterized by exceptional academic programs, outstanding support services, dedicated faculty and a diverse student population. Our 322-acre campus provides an inviting collegiate atmosphere as well as state-of-the-art facilities such as the University Library and the recently completed Hall of Science and School of Nursing buildings.
I encourage you to make the most of your time at CSULB. With study abroad options in about 40 countries, a variety of community service learning programs, more than 300 student organizations, 30 intramural sports, 18 NCAA Division 1 athletic teams and art performances virtually every week, we offer something for everyone.
Take pride in knowing you are attending a university that is nationally recognized as one of the top public comprehensive universities in the United States, one of the top 10 universities for awarding bachelor's degrees to minority students, and among the best values in public higher education. We have also been ranked by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine as one of the nation's top universities for ensuring students graduate with the least amount of student loan debt.
I hope you will enjoy being part of this dynamic community that is "among the nation's best."
F. King Alexander