Is CSULB a Good School for the Money?
California State University - Long Beach Value Report
Is a CSULB degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.
Above Average Value Nationwide
California State University - Long Beach is ranked #449 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.
California State University - Long Beach is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
That Degree May Cost You $124,586 in Total
The average CSULB student's degree will cost an estimated $124,586. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $26,064 and a typical 4.78 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$26,064|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.78|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$124,586|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about CSULB cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how CSULB value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$153,949||#0||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$112,593||#117||A|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$115,705||#
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$74,348||#
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.
About 80% of CSULB students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSULB financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Finance The Gap
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.