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Tuition & Fees

$6,343

$15,271

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,816
Declined + 10,690
Total Received 28,506
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1  :  27

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Biology
  3. Accounting
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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 23,258
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)

Codes

SAT 4399
ACT 0320

Social Networks

Public

19,574

undergraduate students

3,684

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
17%
400-499
50%
300-399
30%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
24%
400-499
45%
300-399
23%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
53%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
28%
12-17
46%
6-11
15%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
35%
12-17
46%
6-11
0
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
40%
12-17
50%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0
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173-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,858,000). 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
5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
11%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 1% of male students
 
4 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
3%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
17%
400-499
50%
300-399
30%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
24%
400-499
45%
300-399
23%
200-299
2%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
18%
400-499
53%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
9%
18-23
28%
12-17
46%
6-11
15%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
17%
18-23
35%
12-17
46%
6-11
0
Below 6
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
7%
18-23
40%
12-17
50%
6-11
2%
Below 6
0

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,816
Declined + 10,690
Total Received 28,506

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: 323 343-3888
admission@calstatela.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $63,226,125
State $66,598,662
Institutional $2,031,695
Other external
Total $131,856,482

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $112,300
Other external
Total $112,300

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

84%

19,574
students

Female
59%
11,511

Male
41%
8,063

Graduate

16%

3,684
students

Female
62%
2,276

Male
38%
1,408

undergraduateFull-time

83%

16,276
students

Female
59%
9,588

Male
41%
6,688

undergraduatePart-time

17%

3,298
students

Female
59%
1,923

Male
41%
1,375

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
59%
Hispanic/Latino
8%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

26%

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

Winter: June 30

Spring: August 31

Summer: April 4

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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Amy Wang
Immigration Counselor, Director
323 343-3170
awang@calstatela.edu

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