24,629
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,993
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
46
46%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

California State University, Los Angeles is a Comprehensive institution located in Los Angeles, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA  90032-8530
United States
Contact Vince Lopez
Director of Outreach and Recruitment
Email: admission@calstatela.edu
Phone: 323-343-3839

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Related Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
French Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Rehabilitation And Therapeutic Professions Related Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Sciences Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Fire Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37,396
Applied
17,369
Accepted
24,629
Enrolled
46%
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Female Admissions

21,950
Females Applied
10,573
Females Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

15,446
Males Applied
6,796
Males Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.17
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th August 30th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th August 30th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 230 280
SAT Math 440 540
ACT Composite 15 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,632
In-state
16,136
Out-of-state
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Fees

13,356
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

11,993
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,553
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
14,270
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,506
Avg. Loan Aid
4,167
Avg. Grant Aid
11,649
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
6%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

24,629
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 65.63%
Black or African American 3.58%
White or Caucasian 5.9%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1%
Asian 13.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.76%
Other 2.49%

Gender

Male (42.9%)
Female (56.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Haunted Union, Mardi Gras and Spring Student Fest

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Society of Hispanic Engineering and Science Students, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer, Sigma Delta PI, Asian Unified and Society of Automotive Engineers

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,718
Total Faculty
24:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 704
Part-time - 1,014
Male - 819
Female - 899