California State University Long Beach

public university Estd 1949
Los Angeles, California, USA
California State University Long Beach

California State University Long Beach was established in 1949 as Los Angeles-Orange County State College but is popularly known as ‘The Beach’. Out of the 23 institutes in the California State University (CSU) system, The University is the third-largest with its 322-acre campus. It has one of the highest enrollment numbers in the state of California. There are 8 different colleges catering to various subjects like arts, business, engineering, liberal arts, education, professional and international education, natural sciences and mathematics, health and human services, and education. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at The Beach is dedicated to promoting scholarly activities and research. Its main focus is on faculty-student research engagement.

The Beach has 84 buildings as well as its own zip code. It is just 5 km from the Pacific Ocean. There are 63 academic departments, 4 institutes, and clinics each, and 24 centers. The university has a park-like layout. It has also opened a net-zero-energy classroom for the College of Continuing and Professional Education. The Department of Athletics is responsible for organizing all the intercollegiate athletic programs. Long Beach is a beautiful coastal city in California with a port that is the second busiest container port in all of the United States. It experiences a Mediterranean climate and the days are mostly bright and sunny.

During the regular session California State University, Long Beach is as large as a small city. More than 37,000 students, nearly 2,000 faculty and 1,600 professional staff members study and work on campus each week. Among the 8 colleges, there are more than 95 programs offered by the university. The College of Arts offers Design, Music, Theatre Arts, and Dance programs among others. The College of Business offers 7 programs including Finance, Accountancy, Marketing, and International Business. College of Engineering has Chemical, Biomedical, Electrical, and Civil Engineering programs along with others. Students can also pursue language programs, Psychology, Ocean Studies, and several other courses at the university.

In 2018, The Beach had more than 320,000 alumni who have made major contributions to the fields of arts, science, and sports. Linda Woolverton from the 1974 batch was behind the screenplays of ‘The Lion King’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’. Mark Steven Johnson, bath 1989, has co-written and directed ‘Ghost Rider’ and ‘Daredevil’. Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg graduated from The Beach. Misty May-Treanor has won multiple gold medals at the Olympics for beach volleyball. She was a student of the 2002 batch. Paul Geery, who is the Vice President of Boeing’s Defense Space & Security unit, is also an alumnus of The Beach.

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : Accepted, TOEFL : 80
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Daytime Accelerated MBA
  • Duration - 22 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 500, GRE : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 19.1 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biochemistry
  • Duration - 1.5 - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Master of Science in Finance
  • Duration - 12 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 500, GRE : 300
  • Fees - INR 22.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Accountancy
  • Duration - 11 Months
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 500, GRE : 300
  • Fees - INR 22.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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MS in Psychology (Industrial/Organizational)
  • Duration - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : Accepted, IELTS : Accepted
  • Fees - INR 10.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Biology
  • Duration - 1.5 - 2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - TOEFL : 90
  • Fees - INR 10.2 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 8 CoursesGRE - Accepted
IELTS - Accepted
TOEFL - 80-90
MBA - 1 CourseGMAT - 500 & Above
GRE - Accepted
IELTS - Accepted
MIM - 2 CoursesGRE - 300 & Above
IELTS - Accepted
TOEFL - 80 & Above
Other Courses - 1 CourseIELTS - Accepted
TOEFL - 80 & Above
GRE - Accepted

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Needed for few courses
LOR - Needed for few courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 55 - 70
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 15ᵗʰ Mar - 15ᵗʰ Apr 2021
Spring - 1ˢᵗ Oct - 1ˢᵗ Nov 2020

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 8 Courses18 - 24 MonthsINR 10.2L
USD 13,965
MBA - 1 Course22 MonthsINR 19.1L
USD 26,057
MIM - 2 Courses0.9 - 1 YearINR 22.5L
USD 30,700
Other Courses - 1 Course2 YearsINR 10.5L
USD 14,304
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