California State University Long Beach

California State University Long Beach

California State University, Long Beach, popularly referred to as CSULB was initially established as a state college in 1949. It acquired university status in 1972 and currently enrolls over 36,000 students. CSULB offers more than 80 undergraduate degrees, 60 master's degrees, 10 education-related credential programs, and several doctoral degrees in 7 academic colleges:

  • College of the Arts
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health & Human Services
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

CSULB has over 15 sports teams including baseball, cross country, softball, track and field, tennis, soccer, basketball, volleyball, water polo and golf teams. The mascot for the teams is Prospector Pete, and the teams go by the official name of 49ers. The unofficial name of the baseball team is the Dirtbags. The CSULB sports teams are also popularly called The Beach.

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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