42%

Acceptance Rate

$10,252

Avg.Financial Aid

001140

FAFSA Code

About California State University, Los Angeles

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

28,036

Website

www.calstatela.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

California State University-Los Angeles, which is located in Los Angeles, CA is a public university. California State University-Los Angeles occupies a total area of about 175 acres. The foundation of California State University-Los Angeles was laid down in the year 1947. Keeping the pursuit of research, innovation, and excellence at the center, California State University-Los Angeles has been imparting quality education to its students. The motto of the varsity is Vox Veritas Vita (Latin) and its official colors are black & gold. Out of total 26,361 (Fall 2019) students enrolled at CSULA, 22,797 belong to undergraduate courses while 3,874 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 1,031 academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. At California State University-Los Angeles, around 77% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 58% of the students are females and 42% are males. Finally, at CSULA around 70% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 12% are Asian, and 7% are Non-resident alien. The college has produced several achievers in its 73 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Carlos Mencia (Comedian, Television producer), Edward James Olmos (Television director, Television producer), Cheryl Tiegs (Pin-up girl, Model), and Billie Jean King (Tennis player, Film Producer). The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. It also encourages its students to participate in athletics, as it helps in building character. A total of 238 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ADiA (American Dietetic Association), ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), and CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education). The total endowment of the California State University-Los Angeles is around $42 million (2019).

Location & Contact

Address

5151 State University Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3233433000
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed California State University-Los Angeles at the 499th position among other national universities.

Admissions

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

30-Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

42%

SAT Range

890 - 1080

ACT Range

15 - 20

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to CSULA is moderately difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 890-1080, it would improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 15 might also given admission but the average ACT score at California State University-Los Angeles is 17. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032-8506, or call (323) 343-3000.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$4,403

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$1,948

Other Fees

$1,007

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,508

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,934

Total One Year Cost

$26,139

Before applying to CSULA, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $34,102 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

24:1

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

82%

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

46%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$90

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

812 Graduates

Sociology

422 Graduates

Psychology, General

302 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

224 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

199 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

182 Graduates

Social Work

178 Graduates

Biology, General

175 Graduates

Public Health

170 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

164 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

160 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

152 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

147 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

126 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

118 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

117 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

112 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

105 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

98 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

95 Graduates

Political Science and Government

85 Graduates

Computer Science

58 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

57 Graduates

History

55 Graduates

Civil Engineering

54 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

50 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

47 Graduates

Anthropology

40 Graduates

Fire Protection

40 Graduates

Mathematics

33 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

30 Graduates

Chemistry

28 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

28 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

26 Graduates

Economics

24 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

24 Graduates

Music

24 Graduates

Philosophy

18 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

14 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

11 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

8 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Area Studies

4 Graduates

Engineering, General

3 Graduates

Graphic Communications

2 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

2 Graduates

Natural Sciences

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

24,223

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

67%

Full-time

86%

Part-time

14%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

6% White

2% Unknown

3% Black

67% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

13% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

0%

Out Of State

99%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$52,850 per year

Campus Life

Housing

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

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

4%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,587/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,936/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,936/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Eagles

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

130

Total Female Athletes

127

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by CSULA. At CSULA, $15,992 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at CSULA costs around $3,936 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 42% male and 58% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$46,100/year

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

$0$100,000

$10,475

$23,552

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.

$109 - 244

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

93%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,252

Students Receiving Federal Grants

77%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,250

Students Receiving State Aid

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,199

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

66%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,370

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,768

$30K - $48K

$10,016

$48K - $75K

$6,284

$75K - $110K

$3,588

> $110K

$1,885

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$405,258

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$528,761

In case the students at California State University-Los Angeles face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,383, whereas the financial aid is $5,726. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,321 as well as institutional aid worth $5,726. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to California State University-Los Angeles amount to $405,258 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $528,761.

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