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California State University-Los Angeles

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Rating

Public

Type

29,963

Students

$17,622

Tuition

48%

Acceptance

#230

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Los Angeles, CA

5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90032-8506

California State University-Los Angeles is a very large public college located in Los Angeles, CA ranked 73rdin California. It has a total of 25,613 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 47.81% of applicants. California State University-Los Angeles offers 152 different majors and is best known for its technology teacher education, fire protection, and social work programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 7th, and 8th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Los Angeles is moderately priced. 55.77% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $46,100 per year, which is 11% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$18,648/Year
Above Average

California State University-Los Angeles

$18,648

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$39,907/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$30,102/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

48%Acceptance
Average

California State University-Los Angeles

48%

National

69%
Sat

890 - 1080

96% of students submit

Admissions Yield

20%

ACT

16 - 19

33% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

25,613Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,758

Part-Time

104
Male

42%

In-state

83%

Female

58%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

23%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Business Administration and Management, General6% Sociology5% Social Work72% Others

16% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Sociology

5% Social Work

72% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

16%

1143 Graduates

Sociology

6%

443 Graduates

Social Work

5%

373 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

4%

315 Graduates

Early Childhood Education and Teaching

4%

310 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

298 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3%

233 Graduates

Public Health, General

3%

227 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors24:124:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

24

Number of Library Books

537,753

Academic Spend per Student

$6,913

Full-time Retention Rate

80%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,700/Year

California State University-Los Angeles

$33,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$46,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

55%