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Study at California State University Los Angeles

California State University, Los Angeles, also called CSULA was established as a public university in 1947. CSULA offers Enrolment to over 20, 000 students in its various nationally recognized science, arts, humanities, business, engineering, education, criminal justice, and nursing programs. There are 6 colleges that comprise the academic departments and divisions of CSULA:
  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Business and Economics
  • Charter College of Education
  • College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Natural and Social Sciences
Students from CSULA's College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology have won national scholarships at the American Solar Challenge for the creation of advanced vehicles. The Golden Eagles, the name of CSULA's sports teams, include separate baseball, basketball, soccer, cross country, volleyball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field teams. Well known alumni of this university includes NASA personalities like Samuel Durrance and Sy Liebergot, authors Octavia Butler and Joseph Wambaugh, the famous tennis player Billie Jean King and several other well known actors and athletes.

Profile of California State University Los AngelesLos Angeles, California is home to Cal State L. A. . Los Angeles is a large city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Cal State L. A. go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in art studies and family and social work.

Cal State L. A. Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 380. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 390 and 500.

Cal State L. A. has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Cal State L. A. has 21, 051 enrolled students . The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life
A lot of students at Cal State L. A. attend part-time. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Cal State L. A. Tuition and AffordabilityCal State L. A. is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Cal State L. A. Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts823liberal arts and sciences, sociology, English, political science, speech and rhetoric, history, social services, Spanish language, . . .
Business and Management742business management, business administration, accounting
Education and Teaching708special ed, early childhood education, school Counselling, education, industrial arts teaching, ESL instruction, trade and industrial teaching
Family and Social Work323social work, public administration
Therapy and Counselling313psychology, communication disorders
Security and Law Enforcement248criminal justice and safety, fire services administration, forensic science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine170registered nursing
Science153biology, chemistry, biochemistry, geology, microbiology, natural sciences, physics
Engineering153electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, engineering
Art Studies117art studies
Computer Science and Engineering114information technology, computer science
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy104dietitian, health and physical education, vocational Counselling
Media80radio and television, communication studies
Music39music, music performance
Medical Support and Technology27health service and sciences
Religion and Philosophy25philosophy
Drama and Performing Arts16drama
Fine Arts12fine arts
Medical administration4health care administration
Contact: Cal State L. A. California State University Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr

Los Angeles, California 90032

General Phone: (323) 343-3000


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