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.
  • UCI has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,507) 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 (1,330) than Cal State Long Beach (1,130).
  • UCI has higher submitted ACT score (30) 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 - University of California-Irvine and California State University-Long Beach.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UCICal State Long Beach
UCIvs.Cal State Long Beach
Irvine, CaliforniaLocationLong Beach, 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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$13,753
Out-Of-State$43,507
Tuition & Fees
In-State$6,846
Out-Of-State$18,726
69% ($18,273)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($8,722)
$18,273Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,722
36.51 %Acceptance Rates27.99 %
21.07 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.44 %
1,330SAT Score1,130
30ACT Score23
85 %Graduation Rate73 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate2 %
94 %Retention Rate89 %
36,303Student Population40,069
2,125Number of Faculties1,087
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio24 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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