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Cal State Dominguez Hills - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Cal State Dominguez Hills Description:

Located in Carson, California, Cal State Dominguez Hills' 346-acre campus sits within minutes of downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean. The school is one of the 23 institutions that make up the California State University system. CSUDH offers 45 bachelor's and 24 master's degree programs. Business administration, liberal education and nursing are the most popular majors among undergraduates. The university prides itself in the ethnic diversity of its student body -- CSUDH students represent 90 countries. Sports fans should note that the Home Depot Center is located on the CSUDH campus. The CSUDU Toros compete in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Explore the Campus:

Cal State Dominguez Hills Photo Tour

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 13,933 (11,503 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 36% Male / 64% Female
  • 68% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,095 (in-state); $17,753 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,665 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,733
  • Other Expenses: $3,791
  • Total Cost: $22,284 (in-state); $33,942

Cal State Dominguez Hills Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 89%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 84%
    • Loans: 42%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,624
    • Loans: $34,491

Scholarships for CSUDU (powered by Cappex.com)

Most Popular Majors:

Business Administration, Human Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 4%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 4%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 28%

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Cal State Dominguez Hills Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.csudh.edu/catalog/2009-2011/CSUDH.htm

"California State University, Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive urban university, located in the city of Carson and primarily serving the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. The University is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic teaching and learning community dedicated to excellence and committed to educating a student population of unprecedented diversity for leadership roles in the global community of the 21st Century. We invite international perspectives, cultivate programs that serve students from other nations, and encourage our students and faculty to participate in programs in other countries. We are committed to quality and pluralism in higher education to further the goals of a democratic society through wide participation and civic responsibility in community, social, and economic affairs.

California State University, Dominguez Hills realizes the principles of educational opportunity and excellence by providing access to a wide range of educational programs and student-centered services. Building on its core of liberal arts and sciences, the university offers programs in a variety of educational and technological modes that enable students to develop intellectually, personally and professionally. These programs are offered at times and locations convenient for the students we serve.

California State University, Dominguez Hills pursues productive relationships with educational, public sector, and business communities, by developing programs that address contemporary social concerns while fulfilling the University's commitment to teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity and service."

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