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    We are LA


Cal State LA is the premier public university in the heart of Los Angeles and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We educate students from across the region and offer more than 100 cutting-edge academic programs. 

Here our students develop skills to succeed.
As they succeed, Los Angeles thrives.

Number one in the nation for upward mobility

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Path to graduation

Academic advising can help you plan classes and set long-term goals on the way to your diploma.  

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Majors and programs

Learn about our 57 undergraduate majors, 51 master’s degrees and 4 doctoral programs.   

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I Serve LA

Volunteer and track your hours with the Center for Engagement, Service, and the Public Good. 


At Cal State LA, students come first. Throughout your time here, your professors, staff and administrators will be there to help map out your path to a timely graduation, earn your degree and launch your career or graduate education.


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The renowned Cal State LA Afro Latin Ensemble has released its second album, Setenta, a vibrant compilation of beloved classics and new compositions that represent the past and future of the genre.

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Cal State LA panel brings together pioneering Latino leaders

Pioneering Latino and Latina leaders gathered at Cal State LA to discuss monumental events that helped shape the political landscape of California.

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Cal State LA honors biomed innovator, emerging bioscience entrepreneurs

UCLA Professor Michael E. Jung was honored for his contributions to biomedicine at a Cal State LA BioSpace ceremony celebrating emerging entrepreneurs.

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LAUSD District 5 candidates debate issues at YMCA, Cal State LA PBI forum

Candidates answered questions from Southeast L.A. high school students, focused on issues including class size, charter schools and academic equity.

Upcoming Events

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Conference on Mexican Muralists

This international conference will feature lectures and panel presentations by distinguished scholars from Mexico and the United States on the art, lives and times of Mexican mural masters Orozco, Rivera, and Siqueiros.

April 12-13, 2019

Music Hall