Cal State Long Beach is a popular campus for international students, judging by its No. 4 national ranking among master’s degree institutions that have students from other countries, according to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) most recent “Open Doors” report. The national rankings were published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
A total of 2,484 international students from more than 90 countries studied at CSULB during 2010-11. India topped the list with more than 300 students followed by Japan, Korea, China and Saudi Arabia. The most popular majors for international students included electrical engineering, computer science, accounting, finance and art.
In the same report, CSULB ranked seventh in the nation among master’s institutions in the total number of study abroad students. In 2009-10 (the most recent data available), the campus had 710 students studying in other countries including Australia, China, Japan, the United Kingdom and Spain.