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.
Within California, CSULB Offers Good Quality at a Great Price.
California State University - Long Beach is ranked #44 out of #116 in California for quality and #12 out of #90 for California value.
This makes it a good quality for a great value in the state.
Above Average Value Nationwide
California State University - Long Beach is ranked #316 out of 1,472 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|
|John Brown University||$118,204||A|
|Texas Tech University||$119,907||A|
|University of North Dakota||$120,432||A|
|California State University - Long Beach||$134,867||B+|
|Westminster College Utah||$140,120||B|
|Azusa Pacific University||$163,387||D+|
|Rutgers University - Camden||$165,433||D|
|University of Hawaii at Manoa||$190,636||D-|
|Manhattan School of Music||$217,410||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
We're Looking at a Total Cost of $134,867 for a CSULB Degree
On average, a bachelor's degree from CSULB will cost you about $134,867. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $27,191 and a typical 4.96 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$27,191|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.96|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$134,867|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average CSULB student takes 4.96 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your CSULB degree may cost less than average.
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||$165,009||#143||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$122,552||#333||B+|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$125,280||#11||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$82,822||#16||A-|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.
About 82% of CSULB students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSULB financial aid you may qualify for.
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.