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California State University, Dominguez Hills, also referred to as CSUDH, was built in 1960. However, it was only in 1966, following the Watts Riots, that the university started its full fledged educational programs in response to the communal outcry over the lack of higher education opportunities in Los Angeles' African American suburbs. CSUDH offers Enrolment to over 13, 000 students every year on its 346-acre campus. There are more than 40 undergraduate majors, 20 master's degrees, and a number of certificate and credit programs that students can choose from. The school also has a recognized nursing program. The athletic teams of CSUDH are known as the Toros, and the university boasts of a 27, 000 seat multiple-sports complex called the Home Depot Center. There are separate soccer, cross-country, volleyball, basketball, softball and track and field teams for men and women. The alumni consists of literary and screen personalities like Wendel Vernon Eckford, Kate Gale, Scott Shaw, Clarence Gilyard, John Langley, Lela Rochon and Brian Kehew, and famous journalists like Steffan Tubbs.

Profile of California State University Dominguez HillsThe main campus of CSU Dominguez Hills is in Carson, California (a small city). The school is a public school. CSU Dominguez Hills offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to family and social work and liberal arts.

CSU Dominguez Hills Selectivity

CSU Dominguez Hills does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, 14% of people who applied to the school were accepted. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 360 to 470. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 350 or more.

The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at CSU Dominguez Hills are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 12, 082 enrolled students. CSU Dominguez Hills has a larger minority student population than most schools. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Student Life
Many students are part-timers. Student athletes at the school belong to the California Collegiate Athletic Association for major sports.

CSU Dominguez Hills Tuition and AffordabilityCSU Dominguez Hills offers comparatively low-priced tuition.

CSU Dominguez Hills Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts786liberal arts and sciences, sociology, English, liberal arts and humanities, humanities, history, Spanish language, political science, . . .
Education and Teaching479education, special ed, math teaching
Business and Management459business management, business and related services, labor studies
Family and Social Work276public administration, human services
Therapy and Counselling219psychology, behavioral sciences, marriage and family therapy, school psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine184registered nursing
Media107communication studies, digital communications
Medical Support and Technology67health service and sciences, clinical lab tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy52health and physical education, parks and recreation studies, occupational therapy
Science34biology, geology, chemistry, physics
Engineering Technician34quality control tech
Art Studies17art studies
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering13computer science
Drama and Performing Arts10drama
Religion and Philosophy2philosophy
Contact: CSU Dominguez HillsCalifornia State University Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St

Carson, California 90747-0005

General Phone: (310) 243-3300


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