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Social Sciences at California State University - Long Beach

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how CSULB ranks in comparison to other schools with social sciences programs.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at CSULB

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

CSULB Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at CSULB was ranked #198 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #20 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 37
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 62
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 93
Best Social Sciences Colleges for Veterans 144
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 198
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 404
Most Focused Colleges for Social Sciences 468

Popularity of Social Sciences at CSULB

During the 2018-2019 academic year, California State University - Long Beach handed out 755 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #37 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 1% over the previous year when 746 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 51 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from CSULB. This makes it the #79 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Social Sciences Student Diversity at CSULB

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the social sciences majors at California State University - Long Beach.

CSULB Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 755 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in social sciences from CSULB in 2019, 39% were men and 61% were women.

CSULB Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the bachelor's degree graduates for this major are Hispanic or Latino. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 56% of grads fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from California State University - Long Beach with a bachelor's in social sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at California State University - Long Beach
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 87
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 424
White 114
Non-Resident Aliens 42
Other Races 59

CSULB Social Sciences Master’s Program

Of the 51 students who earned a master's degree in Social Sciences from CSULB in 2018-2019, 61% were men and 39% were women.

CSULB Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from California State University - Long Beach with a master's in social sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at California State University - Long Beach
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 16
Non-Resident Aliens 4
Other Races 9

Social Sciences Majors

Social Sciences students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Sociology 310
Political Science & Government 230
Economics 97
Geography & Cartography 95
Anthropology 74

Related Major Annual Graduates
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 737
Psychology 588
Communication & Journalism 557
Education 271
History 194

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