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California State University Long Beach

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Address: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
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Great Campus - Great School

Both my wife (70's) and my son (00's) are alum's. The campus covers a lot of ground, but is very walk/bike friendly. You get a nice sense on on campus community, but since it is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike B
San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
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162 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Both my wife (70's) and my son (00's) are alum's. The campus covers a lot of ground, but is very walk/bike friendly. You get a nice sense on on campus community, but since it is in the middle of a large city (Long Beach) and next to an even larger city (LA) you are close to everything.We go back for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

I am an international student at csulb taking my master's, and I honestly love it here. The campus is really modern, always sunny, there's a lot of clubs, a museum, the gym is amazing, we have three pools, etc. Go beach!

Thank Alice C
Riverside, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

We came here to watch some sporting events and found ourselves walking the campus just for a nice stroll. There are several parklike settings that retain a natural feel in the midst of a modern academic setting. Every sports field is well maintained. Plenty of parking...pay attention to the meter requirements.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I wish they had all the parking and amazing buildings they have now when I went there! The new parking lots are a Godsend and the new buildings are gorgeous!

Thank TheChar
San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

As a 1964 grad I still have fond memories of Cal-State Long Beach (Long Beach State when I started. The campus has faired quite well with the pyramid a real plus. It was crowded with the 9,000 students when I graduated and at 35,000 + I can imagine how crowded it is now. When I attended we referred to it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Long Beach State has a historic reputation. The Iconic Blue pyramid set a picturesque back drop as we did a quick drive by visit. We will register for the self guided tour.

Thank Calana G
Southlake, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Very nice campus to walk. Really interesting architecture --especially the pyramid and the gardens. Can be chaos when classes break but even that is fun for the vibe.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Cal State LB is a campus that's close to it all. 1-1/2-miles to the water, 2nd street in Belmont Shore. Food, Shopping, Movies this campus is close to it all. Campus has it own food court.

Thank Rita I
Granite Bay, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

I took my 16 year old daughter for a self guided tour of the campus. So beautiful. It was Easter Break so there were no students, but the campus is so nice. My daughter is thrilled and can not wait to apply. The self guided tour was nice but it would have been nicer if they actually still gave tours.... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Long Beach State, as we knew it back in the 60's will never be known as one of the most beautiful college campus' in the world, but it ain't bad. Park where you can and stroll the campus. It's a really nice school. Considering there are so many students, it's actually pretty quiet. Most of them are tapping on their... More 

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