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About California State University, Dominguez Hills

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4 Years

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California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is a public not-for-profit institution located in Carson, California. The university was established in the year 1960. The CSUDH is a part of the California State University (CSU) system.

The institute was formerly known as the South Bay State College (1960-1962). The main motto of the university is “Vox Veritas Vita” which means “Voice, Truth, Life”. The University emphasizes on providing quality education to its students and help them to build a good future.

The mission of the university is to provide education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. The university works on values and their core values are Accountability, Collaboration, Continuous learning, Rigorous Standards, Respect, Responsiveness. CSUDH has a very good environment for the students and is one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities in the western United States.

The institution offers 46 majors in bachelor’s, 23 different master’s, a variety of single, multi-subject and specialized teaching credentials and a number of undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate certificate programs within its five colleges: College of Arts and Humanities, College of Business Administration and Public Policy, College of Extended and International Education, College of Health, Human Services and Nursing, and College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences.

Currently, there are 16,732 students enrolled in different programs offered by the university. The university is holding the best and expert faculties to help and teach the students in different programs and degrees. The student-faculty ratio is 25:1.

Calufornia State University Accreditation

CSUDH is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC); is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is nationally accredited in business administration, chemistry, clinical sciences (cytotechnology, medical technology), computer science, education, health science.

Location & Contact


1000 E Victoria St


Email: N/A
Phone: 3102433300
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CSUDH is consistently ranked nationally as a top degree producer for minority students, including graduating more African American students than any public university in California. There are other rankings also which the university holds which are given below-

  • 72 in Regional Universities West.

  • 12 in Best Undergraduate Teaching.

  • 24 in Top Performers on Social Mobility.

  • 33 in Top Public Schools.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


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The applicants who wish to apply for the institute must have to go through the requirements of the program they want to enroll in. There is a process to be followed for the admission.

Activate campus account

After submission of the online application the applicants are asked to activate your Campus Account.

Complete and accurate information essential

Information submitted should be accurate and legitimate otherwise application can be denied or rejected.

Submission of Transcripts

The applicants are asked to submit all the official transcripts which includes grades for the first semester of the 12th grade.

Conditional admits

There is no application deadline for the university as they follow the Rolling Admission policy and there are certain requirements also which are to be fulfilled by the applicants at the time of admission process. The requirements can vary from program to program. For detail you can visit the requirements section in The College Monk portal.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


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The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees.

The CSUDH has a nominal fee structure and is affordable. The fee structure may slightly vary according to different programs offered by the university.

The average annual cost to attend California State University is $5,742 while the net price comes to $4,533. In addition to this, the cost for books and supplies and other fees is $1,900 and $1,200 respectively. The other costs include room and board $12,450, budget for other expenses is $2,340.

The Total One Year Cost is approximately $23,722.

Applicants can go through the official website or The College Monk's tuition page by clicking below for more details and accurate cost to attend on the basis of the program you choose.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

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Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


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Business Administration, Management...

513 Graduates

Psychology, General

325 Graduates


237 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

228 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

176 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

171 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

165 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

158 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

134 Graduates

Human Services, General

133 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

128 Graduates

Biology, General

84 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

66 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

53 Graduates

Public Administration

51 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

50 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

44 Graduates

Political Science and Government

42 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

39 Graduates


37 Graduates


30 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

24 Graduates

Behavioral Sciences

23 Graduates

Computer Science

23 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

21 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

15 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

11 Graduates


10 Graduates


10 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

9 Graduates

Peace Studies and Conflict Resoluti...

9 Graduates


8 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

7 Graduates


6 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

5 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

5 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

4 Graduates


4 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




7% White

3% Unknown

11% Black

64% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

8% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$54,533 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

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The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

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cardinal and gold

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24-Hour Security Patrol


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The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At CSUDH, $13,043 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At California State University-Dominguez Hills, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the university offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. There are around 38% male and 62% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

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Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.




Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$105 - 258

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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Financial considerations are important and in addition to scholarships, many other types of Financial Aid are available to CSUDH students, including grants, loans, and the work-study program.

The university constantly works on helping those are not able to pay off the fees and need any kind of financial assistance. CSUDH offer Federal Pell grants, State University grants, TEACH grants and loans also such as Private education loans and many more.

The student will need to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for Federal Student Aid. The student’s actual eligibility amounts will be determined from the information reported on the FAFSA.

CSUDH federal school code is 001141.

The average financial aid students receive every year is $9,952 while a candidate would receive $9,952 as a gift aid, $4,916, $2,194, and $5,447 as federal grants, state aid, and institutional grants.

California State University, Dominguez Hills Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Office
Welch Hall B-250
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747

Email - finaid@csudh.edu

Telephone - (310) 243-3691

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