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students, and 45,000
faculty and staff, we are the largest, the most diverse, and one of the most affordable university systems in the country.
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT
As a Peruvian immigrant and the first in his family to attend college, newly-elected Long Beach Mayor and CSU Long Beach graduate Robert Garcia attributes his success to the faculty mentorship he received and the valuable experience he gained as president of the California State Student Association
. Garcia also earned a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree at CSU Long Beach, an innovative professional doctorate program created to address the urgent need for well-prepared administrators to lead California's public schools and community colleges.
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