C
#26 Best Public Universities in California

California State University Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

 0 Reviews

Overview

Student Population
26,745
California State University Los Angeles overview
Location Los Angeles, California
Online calstatela.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
California State University Los Angeles overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Los Angeles, California, California State University Los Angeles is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 31,442 prospective students applied, and 24,046 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,000 enrolled in the school.  21,951 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 4,794 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,039. Cal State LA is ranked 821 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Other Colleges to Consider 

Students considering Cal State LA are frequently interested in these similar colleges.

Ratings

4/10
Overall
2/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
6/10
Value

Cal State LA is rated within the lower 32% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for California State University Los Angeles within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

View the CollegeSimply ranking methodology.

Getting In

Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
California State University Los Angeles overview
SAT 870/1060
ACT 15/20
GPA 3.32
Applications Accepted
76.5% 
California State University Los Angeles overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $70

Explore admissions requirements

Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for California State University Los Angeles
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,046
Other Fees$1,039
Room and Board $16,932
Budget for Other Expenses$4,317
Total One Year Cost$29,076
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Los Angeles
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,046
Other Fees$1,039
Room and Board $16,932
Budget for Other Expenses$4,317
Total One Year Cost$40,956

Tuition and financial aid details

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
36% within 6 years

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California State University Los Angeles students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Health Professions 9%
Social Sciences 9%
Psychology 7%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 7%

View All 56 Majors

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110592 IPEDS survey data for California State University Los Angeles.

Current students may use the California State University Los Angeles GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.