No. 3 Top Public University in the Western United States
(U.S. News and World Report, 2018-19)
No. 6 Institution in the Nation for Promoting and Fostering Social Mobility
(CollegeNET, Social Mobility Report 2018)
No. 1 Men's Volleyball Team in Nation & Back-to-Back NCAA National Championships
(Beach Athletics, NCAA 2018-2019)
No. 10 Destination in the United States for Transfer Students
(U.S. News and World Report, Feb. 2019)
CSULB Ranks Highest in Nation for Awarding Physics Degrees to Women
(Press-Telegram, American Physical Association, Feb. 2019)
No. 22 in the "Best Colleges for Your Money" list & No. 37 Nationally for "Best Value"
(Money, August 2018) & (Forbes, April 2019)
No. 5 in the "Top 25 Communication and Journalism Schools for Hispanics"
(The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine, June 2019)
No. 3 Animation Program Among Public Universities
(Animation Career Review, March 2019)