Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, Long Beach

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
Degrees Granted 2015-16
Total Degree Awards Long Beach % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
Bachelor's 7,7808%92,04446%
Master's1,7359%20,28126%
Doctoral459%5073%
Total9,5608%112,83238%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2015-16
by Racial and Ethnic Background Long Beach % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
African American / Black2868%3,65533%
American Indian / Alaskan Native135%25133%
Asian1,77511%15,73042%
Hispanic2,8259%30,84863%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander238%29326%
White1,7286%27,77940%
Two or More Races3428%4,04647%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown3867%5,66142%
Non-Resident Alien40211%3,78138%
Total7,7808%92,04446%
in High Demand Fields Long Beach % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
Media/Culture/Design1,43813%11,23347%
Engineering65211%6,19051%
Life Science1,16010%11,76441%
Nursing2529%2,96543%
Hospitality and Tourism570%Not Available
Information Technology1506%2,34933%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2014-15
Long Beach % of CSU CSU Estimated % of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject24310%2,34846%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1365%2,73052%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist413%1,45444%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2014-15)
Long Beach Undergraduates30,592
Long Beach Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients17,321
Long Beach Pell Percentage of Undergraduates57%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates8%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates50%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates44%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2015-16)
Long Beach Bachelor's Degrees7,780
Long Beach Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients4,373
Long Beach Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees56%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees52%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS).

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2015-16$8,972
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-16$31,508
Long Beach all full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-16$6,452
Long Beach average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-16$1,687
Long Beach "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2015-1626%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percentage of All 2014-15 Baccalaureate Recipients Loan Debt
(Only baccalaureate recipients who started as freshman and graduated were reported in prior years.)
Long Beach Percentage51%
State Percentage53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage59%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage64%
Average Loan Debt of 2014-15 Baccalaureate Recipients
(Only baccalaureate recipients who started as freshman and graduated were reported in prior years.)
Long Beach Average$14,938
State Average$19,344
National Public Four-Year Average$26,476
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$31,622
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2012-13)
Long Beach Default Rate3.4%
CSU Default Rate4.4%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate7.3%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate6.5%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2013 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
- PayScale (2016-17)
National average early career median salary of graduates from public universities$45,213
Long Beach graduates' median early career salary$45,300
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$75,055
Long Beach graduates' mid-career median salary$84,200
Source: "Best Public Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.