Rank: 79

California State University-Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CAwww.calstatela.edu
Median SAT/ACT
880/18
Enrollment
22,839
Nestled in between downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel mountains, California State University-Los Angeles attracts students who want to excel in business, nursing and the solar system. The school's NASA University Research Center is the only California State school to offer courses in aerospace technology. Class sizes are reasonable too, with around 30% having less than 20 students. The...
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costs
Est. Full Price 2017-2018
$25,100
% of students who get any grants
81%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$3,400
Average price for low-income students
$1,600
Financial Aid from the College
% of students with need who get grants
94%
% of need met
66%
% of students who get merit* grants
1%
Average merit grant
$1,400
student success
Graduation rate
45%
Average time to a degree
5.2 years
Average student debt
$11,402
Average salary within 5 years
$42,300
% of low-income students who become upper middle class
30%
admissions
Acceptance rate
68%
Median SAT/ACT Score
880/18
SAT/ACT required?
Yes
key deadlines
Early decision application
N/A
Regular application
30-Nov

* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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It is my first year at CSULA and I absolutely love it! There is so much diversity on just one campuses and I love seeing everyone show so much support to one another. I have been involved in three clubs and I have no regrets into joining a variety of...
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I have completed my first semester at California State University Los Angeles and my first year experience has been very positive. The faculty and administrative staff on this campus have been exceedingly helpful in my success as an undergraduate and invested in my postgraduate potential. This university offers a range...
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Cal State Los Angeles is a very diverse school close to the 10 Freeway. It is an easy commute located around Los Angeles. The environment of the school is very upbeat and fun but at the same time academically strong. Their campus is very lively and there are a great...
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* Share of full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations, Equality of Oppourtunity Project.

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