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 2011-12
Total Degree Awards Long Beach % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Bachelor's 6,1718%76,42745%
Master's1,7409%19,51728%
Doctoral2010%2081%
Total7,9318%96,15238%

BACHELOR'S DEGREE AWARDS 2011-12
By Racial and Ethnic Background Long Beach % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
African American / Black2407%3,40246%
American Indian / Alaskan Native11124%47041%
Asian1,29111%12,18935%
Hispanic1,5969%18,63757%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander9415%62059%
White1,8877%28,01843%
Two or More Races986%1,77174%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown5426%8,45847%
Non-Resident Alien31211%2,86244%
Total6,1718%76,42745%
In High Demand Fields Long Beach % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Media/Culture/Design87510%8,69141%
Life Science81810%8,22439%
Engineering3678%4,33147%
Nursing2158%2,57553%
Business and Professional Services9856%16,11950%
Criminal Justice1556%2,58770%

REGULAR AND INTERNSHIP CREDENTIALS 2010-11
  Long Beach % of
CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject33811%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject2908%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist854%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics(NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (.pdf)

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (Fall 2010)
Long Beach Undergraduates 27,534
Long Beach Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 11,468
Long Beach Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 42%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 42%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 36%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 35%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
Long Beach Bachelor's Degrees 6,171
Long Beach Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 2,954
Long Beach Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 48%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $7,897
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $27,252
Long Beach average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $6,240
Long Beach average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $2,873
Long Beach "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 46%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Long Beach Percentage 44%
State Percentage 51%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 57%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 65%
Average Loan Debt of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Long Beach Average $16,050
State Average $18,879
National Public Four-Year Average $29,059
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $23,065
Loan Debt Default Rate
Long Beach Default Rate 4.2%
CSU Default Rate 5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 5.2%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt (.pdf)" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients—PayScale (2012)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities $41,392
Long Beach graduates' median starting salary $42,400
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities $70,407
Long Beach graduates' mid-career median salary $83,300
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.