Los Angeles, California

California State University, Los Angeles | Cal State LA

Public school in California with 24,200 total undergraduate students

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Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$28,023
Out-of-state
$37,527

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$2,055

$30,001–48,000
$4,807

$48,001–75,000
$8,539

$75,001–110,000
$11,235

Over $110,000
$12,938

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Admissions

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Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
42%
Women
43%

Men
39%

Total number of applicants
39,854
Women: 58%
Men: 42%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
23%

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
No

Considers class rank
No

Recommendation letters
Not used

TOEFL Policy (International Applicants)
Not used

SAT/ACT Testing policy
Required

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 96%
ACT: 39%
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Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
3,758
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
57%
Enrolled men:
43%
6-year graduation rate
49%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
82%

Student diversity

Very diverse
International students
7%
Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander: 15%
Black: 4%
Hispanic: 70%
Native American: 0%
Other: 5%
White: 6%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
24:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors and Careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
Yes

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
None

D1 Basketball
No

Basketball conference
California Collegiate Athletic Association

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Location

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Campus Setting
Urban

Region
Far West

Campus culture

Religious Affilliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(323) 343-3000
5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032