Prospective Student Information
CSULB has consistently been named one of the nation's "Best Value" public colleges and universities by The Princeton Review in its list of the 150 "Best Value Colleges."
Every year, thousands of students make California State University, Long Beach their University of Choice - selecting CSULB for its strong academic reputation, award-winning faculty, successful alumni, personalized student support services, advanced facilities, spirited campus life and more!
Get started! Whether you’re a middle-school, high-school,
transfer or adult
re-entry student, find out why The Beach is Hot!
our Information Request Form will allow you to receive updates on admission,
majors, housing, financial aid, campus tours and upcoming
events. Learn why Cal State Long Beach is your University of Choice!
Click the link that best describes you:
The Beach is Hot!
Currently, there are over 37,000 students enrolled at Cal State Long Beach, making our campus the second largest four-year university in California; attending CSULB means joining a dynamic community of students who represent almost every state in the nation and 90 foreign countries. Learn more about Undergraduate Admission
Click a link below and learn how to plan, prepare, apply and enroll at CSULB:
We provide many opportunities for middle-school, high-school and community-college counselors to stay connected to The Beach
. Our enrollment update newsletter, The Counselor Connection
, provides information on how to assist students when making the transition to CSULB. We also host an annual counselors’ conference each October to ensure that counselors are informed about everything The Beach
has to offer.
We know that when choosing a university it is essential to become familiar with the campus in order to make informed decisions. We invite prospective students and their families to visit CSULB and take advantage of a campus tour.
We offer three types of tours: family/individual, group and self-guided.
California State University, Long Beach offers students the opportunity to join over 300 diverse clubs and organizations; from intercollegiate, club and recreational sports, to cultural clubs and scholar-based organizations, students can get involved and enhance their total college experience. Learn more
Although CSULB has the largest student population of any CSU, we work hard with the facilities, programs and staffing departments to create an intimate living and learning environment that students can call home.
Fees and Financial Aid
CSULB’s financial aid office is here to work with you in determining the best way to finance your education. Explore the types of aid available, eligibility and how to apply.
Contact University Outreach & School Relations (UOSR)
- Location: Brotman Hall, Room 289 (BH-289)
- Call: (562) 985-5358
- Email: UOSR Staff.