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

Los Angeles, CA

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

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

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.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Not required or recommended

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 890-1080

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 15-20

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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27k

Students Enrolled

33%

Online Student Enrollment

24:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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

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%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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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

Financial Outlook

$37k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$14k

Average student debt after graduation

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.