Tuition & Fees

$6,345

$16,632

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
50%
300-399
26%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
47%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
52%
300-399
26%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
32%
12-17
48%
6-11
12%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
44%
12-17
47%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
27

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,704
Declined + 10,153
Total Received 31,857
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Public

23,439

undergraduate students

4,242

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 27,681
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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173-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,844,307). 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
10%
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 1% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
50%
300-399
26%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
47%
300-399
24%
200-299
2%
600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
52%
300-399
26%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
6%
18-23
32%
12-17
48%
6-11
12%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
37%
12-17
49%
30-36
1%
24-29
6%
18-23
44%
12-17
47%
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 Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,704
Declined + 10,153
Total Received 31,857

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
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 $79,957,896
State $83,298,359
Institutional $2,001,367
Other external
Total $165,257,622

Non-need-based

Federal
State $176,246
Institutional $117,678
Other external
Total $293,924

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

85%

23,439
students

Female
58%
13,705

Male
42%
9,734

Graduate

15%

4,242
students

Female
57%
2,412

Male
43%
1,830

undergraduateFull-time

86%

20,378
students

Female
59%
11,997

Male
41%
8,381

undergraduatePart-time

14%

3,061
students

Female
56%
1,708

Male
44%
1,353

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
62%
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

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

22%

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

quarter 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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