California State University - Long Beach

CSULB Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the CSULB student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. The results of the California State University - Long Beach 2021 diversity report are below.

CSULB Student Population

How Many Students Attend California State University - Long Beach?

CSULB total enrollment is approximately 38,674 students.

28,752 are undergraduates and 3,408 are graduate students.

CSULB Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSULB undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.

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CSULB Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 12,686
Asian 6,154
White 4,776
International 1,973
Multi-Ethnic 1,317
Black or African American 1,042
Unknown 698
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 74

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CSULB Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 64% of full-time grad students are women, and 36% men.

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CSULB Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 1,268
White 846
Asian 541
International 320
Black or African American 152
Unknown 138
Multi-Ethnic 130
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 9

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CSULB achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #705 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  705 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  79.96 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does CSULB Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CSULB overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CSULB is ranked 430 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  430 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  88.68 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

CSULB Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 16,757
Asian 7,786
White 6,972
International 2,657
Multi-Ethnic 1,697
Black or African American 1,496
Unknown 1,163
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 103

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Long Beach Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,990
Asian 609
Black or African American 252
Multi-Ethnic 83
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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CSULB ranks 1,102 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1102 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  70.94 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 22,152 female students and 16,522 male students at CSULB.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CSULB is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.04 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 2,137 female teachers and 1,750 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.14% Out of State
3.15% Out of the Country

CSULB ranks 1,594 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.14% of CSULB students come from out of state, and 3.15% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  26 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 19 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 4,071
Texas 6
Oregon 5
Nevada 5
New York 4

International Students at CSULB

Students from 103 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Japan.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.90% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  75.92 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSULB, 44.90% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 10,294
20-21 9,249
18-19 7,644
25-29 6,250
30-34 1,917
35 and over 1,827
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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