Long Beach was the first campus to offer full academic scholarships
specifically to California high school valedictorians and
National Merit scholars.
CSULB’s President’s Scholars Program now supports more
than 350 students. Additionally, the university is a member
of the Long Beach Education Partnership, the national prototype
of a seamless education from preschool through the master’s
degree. Ninety-five percent of CSULB students who graduate
with a teaching credential are successfully placed in teaching
CSU Long Beach’s annual impact on the Los Angeles region
Annual spending related to CSU Long Beach in the Los Angeles
region ($574 million) generates a total impact of $1 billion
on the regional economy. This impact sustains more than
15,700 jobs in the region, and generates nearly $58 million
per year in tax revenue. Even greater—more than $2 billion
of the earnings by alumni from CSU Long Beach are attributable
to their CSU degrees.
Long Beach improves California’s economy with research,
education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The CSU produces 65 percent of the state’s business and
professional service graduates. CSU Long Beach’s College
of Business Administration is a recipient of the California
Prospector Award, based on the Malcolm Baldrige National