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California State University Long Beach

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Address: 1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
Phone Number: +1 562-985-4111
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Beautiful campus, great academic and sports facilities

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Riverside, California
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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 7 September 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!

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 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 25 June 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.

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Southlake, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 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.

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Granite Bay, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 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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Balboa Island, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 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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California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I really enjoyed my time at CSULB and if it weren't for the high tuition cost I would have gone back to try to get a Master's. The school's atmosphere is just positive overall and I think it has something to do with the fact that it's near the beach so you get a good breeze and can smell the... More 

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Avalon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Campus is gorgeous, so many students walking about. Tuition is comparable to other state schools. Landscape is kept up by staff and nearly no trash. You can take their shuttle to avoid the crowds of students .

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