CSULB among top universities in graduating Hispanic students

Published October 16, 2023

Cal State Long Beach is among the top institutions in the country for graduating and awarding degrees to Hispanic students, according to The Hispanic Outlook on Education’s 2023 “Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics.” 

Drawing data from the National Center for Education Statistics for the 2021-2022 academic year, the publication recognized The Beach as No. 6 in the nation for bachelor’s degrees granted to Hispanic students, No. 13 in master’s degrees granted and No. 22 by total enrollment of Hispanic students. 

The Beach was also recognized nationally as: 

  • No. 1 in awarding family and consumer sciences degrees      
  • No. 1 in awarding history degrees 
  • No. 2 in awarding foreign languages and linguistics degrees 
  • No. 2 in awarding visual and performing arts degrees 
  • No. 2 in awarding English literature degrees  

A Hispanic-serving Institution, The Beach enrolls over 15,700 Hispanic or Latinx-identifying students, or around 48% of its student body. Last month, CSULB earned the prestigious 2023 Seal of Excelencia, awarded to a select group of institutions for their commitment serving Latinx students. 

Earlier this year, The Beach was ranked No. 1 in the nation for promoting social mobility and recognized as one of the “Best Colleges in America” by Money.