Tuition & Fees

$6,356

$15,284

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
18%
400-499
49%
300-399
28%
200-299
2%
600-699
4%
500-599
22%
400-499
48%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
16%
400-499
52%
300-399
28%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
34%
12-17
46%
6-11
12%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
35%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
44%
12-17
45%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
25

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,567
Declined + 12,862
Total Received 35,429
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Public

24,059

undergraduate students

3,768

graduate students

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School Facts

California State at Los Angeles, founded in 1947, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 173-acre campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 27,827
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Los Angeles, CA

173-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,971,883). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
12%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 2% of male students
 
4 sororities 3% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
18%
400-499
49%
300-399
28%
200-299
2%
600-699
4%
500-599
22%
400-499
48%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
16%
400-499
52%
300-399
28%
200-299
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
34%
12-17
46%
6-11
12%
30-36
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
35%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
8%
18-23
44%
12-17
45%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,567
Declined + 12,862
Total Received 35,429

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Geographical residence
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Chuck Mancillas
Interim Registrar
P: 323 343-3901
F: 323 343-6306
admission@calstatela.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $80,942,858
State $91,281,925
Institutional $2,227,957
Other external
Total $174,452,740

Non-need-based

Federal
State $353,015
Institutional $175,746
Other external
Total $528,761

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Golden Eagles
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Asian/Asian American Studies
Aviation Administration
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Chinese
Civil Engineering
Communication
Communication Studies
Communicative Disorders
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Criminalistics
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Fire Protection Administration/Technology
French
Geography
Geology
Graphic Communications
Health Care Management
Health Science
Health Sciences
History
Industrial Arts
Industrial Technology
Industrial/Technology Studies
Information Systems
Interdisciplinary Studies
Japanese
Kinesiology
Latin American Studies
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Music
Natural Science
Nursing
Nutrition Science
Nutritional Science
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Rehabilitation Services
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Television/Film/Media Studies
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts/Dance
Urban Learning
Vocational Arts
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Undergraduate

86%

24,059
students

Female
58%
13,918

Male
42%
10,141

Graduate

14%

3,768
students

Female
60%
2,251

Male
40%
1,517

undergraduateFull-time

83%

20,022
students

Female
59%
11,736

Male
41%
8,286

undergraduatePart-time

17%

4,037
students

Female
55%
2,182

Male
45%
1,855

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
61%
Hispanic/Latino
7%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

23%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
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