The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • CSUN has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,923) than Cal State Long Beach ($18,726).
  • It is harder to admit to Cal State Long Beach than CSUN.
  • Cal State Long Beach has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than CSUN (1,005).
  • Cal State Long Beach has higher submitted ACT score (23) than CSUN (19).
  • CSUN has more students with 40,381 students while Cal State Long Beach has 40,069 students.
  • Cal State Long Beach has more full-time faculties with 1,087 faculties while CSUN has 906 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - California State University-Long Beach and California State University-Northridge.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Cal State Long BeachCSUN
Cal State Long Beachvs.CSUN
Long Beach, CaliforniaLocationNorthridge, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$6,846
Out-Of-State$18,726
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,043
Out-Of-State$18,923
72% ($8,722)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($9,442)
$8,722Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,442
27.99 %Acceptance Rates57.65 %
23.44 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.06 %
1,130SAT Score1,005
23ACT Score19
73 %Graduation Rate55 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
89 %Retention Rate83 %
40,069Student Population40,381
1,087Number of Faculties906
24 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio28 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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