California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
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California State University-Long Beach Reviews

Based on 40 Reviews
1250 Bellflower Blvd Long Beach, CA
College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA-
Activities and GroupsA
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at California State University-Long Beach

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
14
American/united States Studies/civilization
36
Anthropology
83
5
Asian Studies/civilization
12
1
Asian-American Studies
7
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
10
Comparative Literature
16
East Asian Studies
11
European Studies/civilization
9
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
21
History, General
120
6
Human Development and Family Studies, General
266
International Relations and Affairs
7
International/global Studies
46
Jewish/judaic Studies
0
Language Interpretation and Translation
0
Linguistics
35
18
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
0
0
Philosophy
28
4
Political Science and Government, General
164
3
Psychology, General
456
58
Public Administration
96
Religion/religious Studies
13
8
Social Work
63
200
Sociology
325
4
Women's Studies
21
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art/art Studies, General
215
13
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
0
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
77
Creative Writing
9
Education, General
92
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
23
English Language and Literature, General
255
48
French Language and Literature
10
2
German Language and Literature
8
8
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General
248
83
Japanese Language and Literature
11
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
227
Rhetoric and Composition
0
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
5
Spanish Language and Literature
50
12
Special Education and Teaching, General
12
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
403
13
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
53
37
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
0
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
1062
82
Business/managerial Economics
55
Economics, General
105
9
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General
409
0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Athletic Training/trainer
22
Dietetics/dietitian
112
9
Gerontology
8
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
0
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
183
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
230
47
Nursing Administration
5
Physical Therapy/therapist
16
31
Public Health, General
12
Public Health/community Nurse/nursing
11
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
214
155
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
44
19
Chemical Engineering
47
Civil Engineering, General
106
14
Computer Engineering Technology/technician
8
Computer Engineering, General
49
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
57
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
85
99
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/technician
18
Engineering
17
16
Engineering Technology, General
1
Environmental Science
48
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
16
Industrial and Product Design
18
Manufacturing Engineering
0
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/technician
2
Mechanical Engineering
164
20
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
32
1
Design and Applied Arts, Other
39
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
70
10
Film/cinema/video Studies
180
Fine/studio Arts, General
190
22
Interior Design
23
Music Performance, General
74
25
Music, General
5
0
Theatre/theatre Arts Management
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
71
4
Biology/biological Sciences, General
158
13
Chemistry, General
32
3
Geography
68
11
Geological and Earth Sciences/geosciences, Other
0
Geology/earth Science, General
19
9
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
15
Mathematics, General
76
41
Microbiology, General
17
1
Physics, General
33
9
Statistics, Other
15
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
81
81
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Criminal Justice/safety Studies
126
5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
16
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
124
Radio and Television
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/management, General
61
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
52
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling and Psychological Services)
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1984
Thirty years ago I thought the University did a pretty good job of preparing me for a journalism career. We didn't have computers or internet then; it was a very different experience from today's opportunities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Industrial Technology, Class of 1979
Don't know. Graduated over 30 years ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 2008
Nothing as far as I can tell
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M.S. Special Education, Class of 2013
Observing classrooms (education major); variety of guest speakers (people from all areas related to education, including parents); opportunities during class to share experiences, questions, get advice; workshops; access to latest research
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1984
To be honest with you, I graduated so long ago I can't recall anything of importance to say. I got more out of the AFROTC program than actual college. It prepared me for a Commission in the USAF>
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Public Health, Class of 2001
professors also work in the industry
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Public Policy and Administration, Class of 2011
Virtual classrooms
Rated January 2016
Alumni
business ad, Class of 1996
math
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Concentration Finance, Real Estate, and Law, Class of 2001
clubs, career department
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 1998
Access to instructors who work within Criminal Justice field
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1984
Typical and normal of most college settings.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Industrial Technology, Class of 1979
At the time it was generally positive but concerned about growing social and income inequality. Very large school without a lot of interaction outside courses
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 2008
Very broad. About what you'd expect at a state school. Good, not great.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M.S. Special Education, Class of 2013
Focused. Not a "party" school. People serious about getting a good education.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1984
The culture was good. Most of the students commuted to school and worked at least a part time job when I attended.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Public Health, Class of 2001
mostly commuter
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Public Policy and Administration, Class of 2011
Awesome, very cohesive campus
Rated January 2016
Alumni
business ad, Class of 1996
asian
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Concentration Finance, Real Estate, and Law, Class of 2001
well rounded
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 1998
Commuter school so not much culture.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1984
Typical again; I spent a lot of time in the library doing research, and that was an important facility for its time.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Industrial Technology, Class of 1979
No dorms at the time and no computers to speak of. Classrooms were adequate and cafeteria was average at best.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 2008
Good
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M.S. Special Education, Class of 2013
Computer labs -excellent and plentiful. Dorms - small in quantity. Classrooms -good. Dining Halls -good. A nice, comfortable campus. Appealing aesthetically, as well as functional. Some parts are new, some are not, but all are good.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1984
The School was very modern at the time, but it had a very small dorm, almost all the students commuted. I hear now that they have much more dorm space.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Public Health, Class of 2001
good
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Public Policy and Administration, Class of 2011
Great!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
business ad, Class of 1996
computer labs, classrooms
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Concentration Finance, Real Estate, and Law, Class of 2001
They're great easy access and clean
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 1998
Classrooms and campus
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 10 Reviews
Alumni
Journalism, Class of 1984
I cannot remember....
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Industrial Technology, Class of 1979
Don't know today. Film exhibition and student environmental activist groups were probably the most popular at the time
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communication, Class of 2008
Don't know, don't care.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
M.S. Special Education, Class of 2013
Unsure. I was a grad student. There seem to be quite a large selection - available to meet a variety of interests.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1984
At the time I was there the Young Republicans were popular. It was in the era of Reagan. And almost everyone was happy to be rid of Pres. Carter.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Masters of Public Health, Class of 2001
school clubs sports
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Public Policy and Administration, Class of 2011
Didn't get involved, I was a long distance student.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
business ad, Class of 1996
math clubs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business, Concentration Finance, Real Estate, and Law, Class of 2001
depends on the major and what area you hang around the most. Student fairs, cultural and just for fun.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Criminal Justice , Class of 1998
The pyramid stadium
Rated January 2016