33,666
undergraduate students
(Fall '21)

5,647
graduate students
(Fall '21)

Number 8
top destination for transfer students
(U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

Number 9
most-applied-touniversity
in the nation
(U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

Number 8 in the Nation
for Campus Diversity

(Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education, September 2021)

Student Diversity

 (as of Fall 2021, undergraduates)
  • 15,643 — Hispanic / Latino 43%
  • 7,032 — Asian-American 20%
  • 5,499 — White / Caucasian 18%
  • 1,985 — Non-Resident 7%
  • 1,566 — Two or more races 4%
  • 1,283 — African American 4%
  • 33 — American Indian 0.3%
  • 83 — Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0.7%
  • 776 — Declined to state 3%

Distribution of Student Diversity

Number No. 2
Master's-level university
in the nation

(Washington Monthly, September 2021)

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Mid-Career Pay

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

$199M
scholarships and grants
for 2019-2020
academic year

(CSULB)

76%
undergraduate
students receive some
form of financial aid

(CSULB)

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

Number 1
top performer
on social mobility
in the nation
(Education Reform Now, December 2020)

55%
of bachelor's degree
recipients are
first in family to receive
a university degree

(CSU)

$7,966
average need-based
scholarship award

(full-time undergraduates)

$101,700
mid-career pay
(payscale.com)

332,670
Beach alumni

CSULB’s Economic Impact

$1.88B

CSULB's economic impact
in the state 

$8.23B

state economic impactby Beach alumni

CSULB in California

Number
"Most Transformative" University

(Money.com, August 2020)

$462M Operating Revenue and Expenditures (General Fund)

Estimate for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022

Revenue

  • 46% State Appropriation
  • 51% Tuition and Fees
  • 3% Other Revenues

Distribution of Revenue

Expenditures

  • 49% Salaries and Wages
  • 28% Benefits
  • 13% Student Financial Aid
  • 10% Operating Expenses

Distribution of Expenditures

$39.5M
total philanthropic gift commitments
for fiscal year 2019-2020

Degrees Awarded

 (from July 2020 - June 30, 2021)

Distribution of Degrees Awarded

  • 8,883 Bachelor's
  • 1,713 Master's
  • 70 Doctoral

10,666

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

189

Academic Programs Offered