California State University Long Beach: Admission & Tests

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Here is a brief review of California State University Long Beach general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
California State University Long Beach admission criteria are rather strong; in 2015/16 this school accepted only 34 percent of those who apply.

This school doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

California State University Long Beach generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$55
California State University Long Beach requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at California State University Long Beach is $55.00. The graduate application fee is $55.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Assessment Test is a necessary component of the application process. 94 percent of applicants at California State University Long Beach took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 440 to 590 on Critical Reading and from 450 to 620 on Math. It looks like if you got above 550 in SAT Critical Reading and 580 in SAT Math - this will be good enough to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
410
520
550

SAT Math
420
540
580

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is common part of the application at California State University Long Beach. 39% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 19 to 27 on Composite, from 18 to 27 on English, and from 19 to 28 on Math. Therefore, if you have above 25 in ACT Composite, 25 in ACT English, and 26 in ACT Math - that should make you safe for being accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
23
25

ACT English
17
23
25

ACT Math
18
24
26

Contact Admissions

Phone
(562)
985-4111
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at California State University Long Beach, please contact this school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (562) 985-4111 or check California State University Long Beach Website

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