Number 1
most-applied-to campusin the CSU (calstate.edu, 2023)

Number 1
among national universities in promoting social mobility
(U.S. News & World Report, 2023)

Number Elevated to 'Doctoral University:
High Research Activity' status

(Carnegie Classification of institutions of Higher Education, 2022)

Number‘The Best Colleges in America 2023’
4.5 stars out of 5
(Money.com)

In the Top 10% of schools nationwide for return on investment
(Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 2022)

$126,000 mid-career pay
(payscale.com, 2023)

CSULB’s Economic Impact

$1.88B

CSULB's economic impact
in the state 

$8.23B

state economic impactby Beach alumni

CSULB in California

Among the Top 50 'national universities'
(Washington Monthly, 2023)

39,530
enrolled students, Fall 2023

34,033
undergraduate students
(Fall '23)

5,497
graduate students
(Fall '23)

Student Diversity

 (as of Fall 2023, undergraduates)
  • 19,119 — Hispanic / Latino 43%
  • 7,911 — Asian-American 20%
  • 6,006 — White / Caucasian 18%
  • 2,215 — Nonresident 7%
  • 1,801 — Two or More Races 4%
  • 1,422 — Black or African American 4%
  • 88 — Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.7%
  • 43 — American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.3%
  • 803 — Declined to state 3%

Distribution of Student Diversity

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Mid-Career Pay

$5,742
full-time
California resident
undergraduate
tuition and fees

$254M
total scholarships and grants
for 2022-23
academic year

72%
undergraduate
students receive some
form of financial aid

$16,038
full-time non-CA resident
tuition and fees

54%
of bachelor's degree
recipients are
first in family to receive
a university degree

(CSULB)

$8,066
average need-based
scholarship award

(full-time undergraduates)

50%
of undergraduates were
eligible for Pell grants

389,000+
Beach alumni

Operating revenue and expenditures

Estimate for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024

Revenue – $581 Million

  • 49.6% State Appropriation
  • 46.2% Tuition and Fees
  • 3.4% Other Revenues

Distribution of Revenue

Expenditures – $585 Million

  • 51.2% Salaries and Wages
  • 25.5% Benefits
  • 12.2% Student Financial Aid
  • 11.1% Operating Expenses

Distribution of Expenditures

$36.8M
total philanthropic gift commitments
for fiscal year 2022-2023

Degrees Awarded

 (July 2022 - June 2023)

Distribution of Degrees Awarded

  • 8,841 Bachelor's
  • 2,011 Master's
  • 55 Doctoral

10,907

Total Degrees
Awarded

Faculty

2,432

Total
Instructional
Faculty

1,048

Full-Time
Faculty

1,384

Part-Time
Faculty

26:1

Student to Faculty
Ratio

939

Faculty who are members
of a minority group

45

Faculty who are
international

Instructional Delivery

  • In-person 75%
  • Online 19%
  • Hybrid 6%

Distribution of Instructional Delivery

190+

Academic Programs Offered