The College of Engineering at California State University–Long Beach

Engineering School Admissions


Director of admissions Burkhard Englert
Application deadline (U.S. residents) May 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $55
Application deadline (international students) May 15
Application fee (international students) $55

The College of Engineering at California State University--Long Beach

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,167
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 713
Overall acceptance rate 61.1% – High

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.20
Average GRE 430 verbal
740 quantitative
4.00 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 580 verbal
770 quantitative
4.00 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​mae
(562) 985-1502
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​
(562) 985-8032
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​che
(562) 985-7533
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​cecem
(562) 985-7932
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​cecs
(562) 985-5105
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​cecs
(562) 985-5105
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​ee
(562) 985-8041
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​
(562) 985-7987
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​csulb.​edu/​colleges/​coe/​mae
(562) 985-1502
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics


Total graduate engineering enrollment 696
Master’s (full-time) 661
Master’s (part-time) N/A
Ph.D. (full-time) N/A
Ph.D. (part-time) 35

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 245
Total master’s graduates 244
International master’s graduates 53.3%
Minority master’s graduates 27.9%
Female master’s graduates 22.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 1
International Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 0.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 0.0%


94.7 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 18 6.1%
Chemical 9 7.6%
Civil 30 18.2%
Computer engineering 12 5.9%
Computer science 27 28.1%
Electrical 32 24.3%
Mechanical 29 7.4%
Other 8 2.4%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 72
Part-time faculty 42
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $4,000,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 30

Engineering School Ranking

#137 Best Engineering Schools

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 16
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 1.9
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Overall acceptance rate 61.1% – High
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 741
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio N/A
Ph.D.s granted 1
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $4,000,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $50,632
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 696

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 696

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 661
Minority students 42.1%
International students 29.0%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 35
Minority students 22.9%
International students 11.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Nicolas Valdina
Financial aid phone N/A


Full-time: $7,506 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $14,202 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $4,674 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $9,138 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $0 per year
Room and board $11,294
Books and supplies $1,656
Miscellaneous expenses N/A

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 3
Teaching assistants 15
Research assistants 10
Other appointments 15

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