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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH 2013 First-Time Freshmen Admissions Practices CSULB has been ranked among the nation’s top 75 ‘Best Value’ Public.

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1 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH 2013 First-Time Freshmen Admissions Practices CSULB has been ranked among the nation’s top 75 ‘Best Value’ Public Colleges 2012 by The Princeton Review.

2 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH FALL 2012 FRESHMEN APPLICANT POOL Applicants: 47,673 Students admitted: 34.5% Admits: 16,428 Enrolled : 3,988 Average GPA: 3.6 Average ACT: 24 Average SAT: 1100 Total students: 32,686 Based on fall 2011 demographics Cal State Long Beach Ranked Among Nation’s Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

3 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH FALL 2013 FRESHMEN COMPETITIVE ADMISSION Impacted at the major level for Freshmen Admission Selection is competitive –Minimum Eligibility Index for all students = 3200 –The pool of applicants determines the level of competition in each major Four requirements used in selection –a-g Courses –Grades (10 th -11 th ) –Test Scores (SAT or ACT) –High School (Local Area) Local Preference: Local area students eligible for provisional admission based on minimum CSULB Admission requirements including 3200 Eligibility Index.

4 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH LOCAL AREA ADMISSION SCHOOLS

5 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH LOCAL AREA ADMISSION SCHOOLS ABC USD Bellflower USD Compton USD Downey USD Huntington Beach USD Long Beach USD Los Alamitos USD Paramount USD Bretheren Christian HS, Huntington Beach Cypress HS, Cypress Calvary Chapel HS, Downey Oxford Academy, Cypress Parkridge, Long Beach Opportunities for Learning, Long Beach St. Matthias, Downey St. Anthony HS, Long Beach St. Joseph HS, Lakewood St. John Bosco HS, Bellflower Valley Christian HS, Cerritos

6 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH NURSING AND STEM MAJORS Nursing and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) – Applicants will be admitted based on STEM index which places additional weight on quantitative skills. – Strongly recommend applicants complete additional math courses beyond the minimum required. Math through the senior year. – Admission to Nursing must meet minimum 3300 STEM Index. – Admission to Nursing and STEM majors will be to a ‘pre-major’ status. Continuation in the major will be subject to meeting specific lower division requirements at CSULB that indicate the student’s ability to succeed and complete the major. – Pre-nursing students must apply to the Nursing Department to be considered for admission to the major at the junior level. CSULB Nursing and STEM Index Calculation (High School GPA x 600) + SAT Critical Reading + (2 x SAT Math)

7 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH AUDITIONS MUSIC - Fall 2013 semester audition dates with passing of music theory exam –February 2, 2013 –March 2, 2013 –March 9, 2013 Call or for additional DANCE – Fall 2013 semester audition dates –October 19, 2012 –February 1, 2013 –March 22, 2013 To access the audition application or to contact the department, visit: Students should contact each department for application and auditions details.

8 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH FALL 2013 FRESHMEN PREPARATION Recommendations Math through the senior year Prepare for college success; meeting the admission requirements is the minimum Make up a-g courses summer before senior year; no later than prior to high school graduation. Choose the major you plan to study; Undeclared students will also compete for admission. CSULB uses as an official means of communication. Students should maintain a current address and are encouraged to check their s regularly and often. Cal State Long Beach Among Best Public Institutions in the Nation in Improving Student Graduation Rates - The Chronicle of Higher Education

9 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH Early Start Early Start Details For information on the Early Start program at CSULB: All CSULB admission communication will be by , including notification of Early Start requirement Students must inform CSULB of participation on the Early Start Intent Declaration page of the Student Center via 1 unit developmental course in writing (from web) Students with disabilities contact Disabled Student Services

10 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH Early Start

11 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH Nov 30 Application Deadline Apr 1 Admission Notification May 1 Deadline to Submit Admitted Student Reply Form Submit Online at Non-refundable $150 enrollment deposit required Mandatory New Student Orientation (SOAR) required ($62) Deadline to Submit Housing Application May 4Deadline to Complete College Readiness Testing Requirements Take EPT/ELM if not exempt - March testing recommended Early Start Program Take remediation course summer prior to enrollment if required July 15 Submit Final Transcripts FALL 2013 FRESHMEN TIMELINE CSULB Among 5 Universities in U.S. Recognized for Affordability, Quality, Access in Education Trust Report

12 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH REMINDERS Selection is highly competitive Apply early - complete files early – know your deadlines Check mailbox and Inbox often and regularly Keep all contact information up-to-date Check the current status of admission application online at: Recommend complete EPT/ELM testing requirements in March Intent to enroll due May 1 Freshmen residential requirement Mandatory new student orientation (SOAR) Early Start Program – begin remediation summer before fall enrollment if required to participate California State University, Long Beach 2011 Graduate Stephanie Bryson Named 2012 Rhodes Scholar

13 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH GRADUATION BEGINS TODAY! CSULB Counselors’ Conference Friday, October 26, 2012 University Outreach & School Relations Campus Tours (562) Enrollment Services (562) Counselor Connection Prospective Student Information ~CSULB President F. King Alexander~


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