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.
  • UCI has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,529) than Cal State Long Beach ($18,726).
  • It is harder to admit to Cal State Long Beach than UCI.
  • UCI has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than Cal State Long Beach (1,130).
  • UCI has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Cal State Long Beach (23).
  • Cal State Long Beach has more students with 40,069 students while UCI has 36,303 students.
  • UCI has more full-time faculties with 2,125 faculties while Cal State Long Beach has 1,087 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - California State University-Long Beach and University of California-Irvine.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Cal State Long BeachUCI
Cal State Long Beachvs.UCI
Long Beach, CaliforniaLocationIrvine, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$6,846
Out-Of-State$18,726
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,775
Out-Of-State$43,529
72% ($8,722)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($18,273)
$8,722Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,273
27.99 %Acceptance Rates36.51 %
23.44 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.07 %
1,130SAT Score1,330
23ACT Score30
73 %Graduation Rate85 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate8 %
89 %Retention Rate94 %
40,069Student Population36,303
1,087Number of Faculties2,125
24 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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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