California State University Los Angeles Comparison

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California State University Los Angeles
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Location Los Angeles, CA
Setting Large City
Students 28,036
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $5,742
Tuition (Out of State) $17,622
Room & Board $15,992
Avg Net Price $3,255
Avg Grant Aid $11,279
% Receiving Grant Aid 93%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 47.8%
Avg High School GPA 3.18
Admissions Standards Extremely Easy
Applicant Competition Low
ACT Range 15/20
SAT Range 890/1080
Application Deadline Nov 30, 2019


Graduation Rate 36%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $46,900
Making Student Loan Payments 57%
Median Student Loan Debt $12,920
Median Loan Payment $133
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard