California State University, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

California State University, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,781

$18,661

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
440
75th
530
25th
430
75th
21
25th
14
75th
20
25th
16
75th
20
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

23

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,046
Declined 7,396
Total Received 31,442
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Public

24,240

undergraduate students

4,367

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

California State University, 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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 28,607
Established in 1947
Coeducational Coeducational

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173-acre campus in Los Angeles (population: 3,999,759). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
530
25th
440
75th
530
25th
430
75th
21
25th
14
75th
20
25th
16
75th
20
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 30
Application deadline (final deadline) December 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,046
Declined 7,396
Total Received 31,442

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

86%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$10,159

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $9,598
Board $4,133
Additional fees $1,039
Books & supplies $1,046
Total $21,558
Average Financial Aid - $10,159
Total with Avg. Aid $11,399
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Fire Services Administration.
Food Technology and Processing.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Graphic Communications, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Natural Sciences.
Nutrition Sciences.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Radio and Television.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

28,607

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

85%

24,240
students

Female
58%
14,080

Male
42%
10,160

15%

4,367
students

Female
64%
2,785

Male
36%
1,582

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

20,011
students

Female
59%
11,691

Male
41%
8,320

18%

4,229
students

Female
57%
2,389

Male
43%
1,840

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
69%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

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

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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