What Amount of Financial Assistance is Available?
$14,535 is the average California State University - Long Beach's freshman financial aid plan. About 75.0% of incoming students get financial aid, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Loans technically fall under the umbrella of 'financial aid', but the only true college discount is a grant or scholarship that you do not need to pay back.
Student debt really should be regarded as an "outcome" rather than "aid". Find more on student loan debt at CSULB.
Amount of CSULB Scholarships & Grants
The numbers below apply to scholarships and grants largely provided by the school itself.
45.0% of freshmen (2,177 total) were awarded scholarships at California State University - Long Beach, averaging $5,765 per person. This ranks in the top 40th percentile of all colleges nationwide.
2,466 first years also received a grant. About 51.0% of CSULB freshmen got grants with an average of $5,087 per person.
How are scholarships and grants given away to first years at CSULB? See the chart below.
Grants are usually need-based while scholarships are merit-based.
How Financial Need Affects Financial Aid
The chart below shows grant and scholarship allocations by family income for first year students receiving any type of federally-funded Title IV aid, which includes Federal PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||7.7%||$1,059|
The graph above displays students who are receiving Title IV aid which is federal assistance from the government in the form of grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.
The Standard Undergraduate Receiving a Scholarship or Grant Obtains $8,652
22,474 CSULB students receive grant aid (this is around 71.0% of the overall student body). The usual amount these students receive is $8,652
California State University - Long Beach Financial Aid Information
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/financial_aid/types_aid.html|
|Net Price Calculator||https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx|
Southern New Hampshire University
You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs ... Learn more >