California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), known as “The Beach”, offers students the natural beauty and climate of Southern California in a safe, suburban environment and the rich cultural offerings of the greater Los Angeles region. More than 3,000 international students from 100 different countries already call CSULB home. CSULB provides an exceptional student experience through nationally recognized academic programs and personalized support services. Students at The Beach benefit from dedicated and award-winning faculty mentors on a campus that emphasizes research, student success, and creative activity. Surrounded by the best that Southern California has to offer, CSULB is an ideal place to live, learn, and discover!
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ESL program and/or support services
Established in 1984, the American Language Institute (ALI) at California State University, Long Beach has provided quality international programs with our professional, knowledgeable and enthusiastic faculty and staff or more than 25 years. The ALI is located on the safe and beautiful California State University, Long Beach campus. ALI offers Intensive English Program (semester program), Prep Program (6-week program) and Practical English Program (3-week summer program) and other customized special programs. ALI assists students with application to the university, housing and general campus life during the student’s stay with the program.
Student Housing options
Admission requirements for first year and transfer students
First-time freshman (first year): above average grades required
Transfer: depending on the major
Cost of attendance and financial assistance
http://www.csulb.edu/international for more detailed fee information.
International students are not eligible for financial aid, but they may qualify for merit-based scholarships.