Serving approximately 20,500 students primarily from the greater Los Angeles area. Cal State L.A. operates year round on the quarter system. Four quarters, each 11 weeks in duration. Cal State L.A. is organized into six colleges that incorporate 50 academic departments and divisions offering a variety of majors. Six colleges offer nationally recognized science, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education and humanities programs at Cal State LA.
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Six colleges offer nationally recognized arts, business, criminal justice, education, engineering, humanities, nursing, and science programs, among others, all led by an award-winning faculty. See a complete listing of all our majors, minors, graduate programs and options here.Headcount by College Major
- Health & Human Services: 23.4%
- Natural & Social Sciences: 18.7%
- Business & Economics: 17%
- Arts & Letters: 14.9%
- Education: 11.1%
- Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology: 7.2%
- Undecided: 7.7%
Cal State L.A. has one of the lowest tuition fees in the country. Go to the Fee Information page for details.
More than 130 student organizations offer countless involvement opportunities and over 350 events are hosted each year on campus. Bands, movies, TV show tapings, museum trips, snowboarding, and major events: there is always something to do.
Over 20,000 students attend Cal State L.A.
- Freshman 16.8%
- Sophomores 6.5%
- Juniors 19.7%
- Seniors 31.7%
- Graduates 25.3%
- Total Undergraduates: 15,352
- Total: Graduates 5,213
- 62.8% Women
- 37.2% Men
- 50.9% Latino
- 23.3% Asian American/Pacific Islander
- 15.7% White, Non-Latino
- 9.6% African American
- .5% American Indian
The Golden Eagles are member of the California Collegiate Athletic Association and compete on the Division II level of the NCAA. Visit the CSULA Athletics website for more information. The school also has a Fitness Center available to students.To see the types of physical education classes offered, go to the Class Schedule web site and navigate to find the current kinesiology class offerings.
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