California State University at Los AngelesSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Los Angeles, California Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$6,768

Avg in-state tuition

$18,648

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About California State University at Los Angeles

California State University at Los Angeles is a large public university located on an urban campus in Los Angeles, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,671, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 48%. The university offers 67 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 52%, and a student-faculty ratio of 24:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,768, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,648.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

48% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 48%

Retention Rate 81%

Graduation Rate 52%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 890-1080

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-20

Ways to Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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59%

Female Student Population

24:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

27k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

67%

Asian

13%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

White

6%

Unknown

3%

Black

3%

Two or more races

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

77% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

77%

State Grant Aid

86%

Institution Grant Aid

76%

Pell Grant

77%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,383
State Grant Aid $2,321
Institution Grant Aid $5,726
Pell Grant Aid $4,994
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.