California State University Los Angeles: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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California State University Los Angeles is a large four-year, public school with 27,680 students enrolled. This school was established in 1947 and is one of the 48 schools and colleges located in Los Angeles, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
82
Fair
California State University Los Angeles will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

California State University Los Angeles deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 82 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
84%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at California State University Los Angeles is high at 84% (above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
28 : 1
High
The graduation rate at California State University Los Angeles is low - 46%. About 5% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at California State University Los Angeles is a bit disappointing -- 28:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,600
High
Average tuition prices are fairly high - $16,700 per year. The additional fees at California State University Los Angeles not covered by tuition are about $900, which totals $17,600 per academic year.

Read the details about California State University Los Angeles additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
68%
Doable
According to recent data, 31,855 applications were submitted and 21,704 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

California State University Los Angeles might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at California State University Los Angeles in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
California State University Los Angeles provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California State University Los Angeles, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
California State University Los Angeles provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,300 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at California State University Los Angeles. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, California State University Los Angeles appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

California State University Los Angeles Location and Maps



Post Address: California State University Los Angeles, 5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, California 90032, USA
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