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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UC Riverside has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,508) than Cal State Long Beach ($18,726).
  • It is harder to admit to Cal State Long Beach than UC Riverside.
  • UC Riverside has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than Cal State Long Beach (1,130).
  • UC Riverside has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Cal State Long Beach (23).
  • Cal State Long Beach has more students with 40,069 students while UC Riverside has 26,434 students.
  • Cal State Long Beach has more full-time faculties with 1,087 faculties while UC Riverside has 1,051 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - California State University-Long Beach and University of California-Riverside.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Cal State Long BeachUC Riverside
Cal State Long Beachvs.UC Riverside
Long Beach, CaliforniaLocationRiverside, California
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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)
Tuition & Fees
72% ($8,722)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($16,159)
$8,722Average Amount of Financial Aid$16,159
27.99 %Acceptance Rates57.23 %
23.44 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)18.39 %
1,130SAT Score1,180
23ACT Score27
73 %Graduation Rate77 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate14 %
89 %Retention Rate91 %
40,069Student Population26,434
1,087Number of Faculties1,051
24 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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