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California State University Los Angeles, founded in 1947, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 173-acre campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley.

Website: www.calstatela.edu/

Public
Co-ed
24,002
Undergraduate
Students
(57.5%) 13,791 Women
(42.5%) 10,211 Men
3,683
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
42% of 39,854 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.24
SAT Math
440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
500 average
450-540 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
18 average
15-20 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,481
Out-of-state: $39,985
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,222
Out-of-state: $18,726
Room and Board
$15,992
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$11,430
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,024
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
644
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 16% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Los Angeles Population
3,857,799
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
10% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Golden Eagle
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.9% Asian
3.5% Black/African-American
72.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
5.3% White
2.5% Unknown
International Students
7.2%
First-Year Students Returning
81.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
8.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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