Simplifying the college search process
At Cal State L.A. we understand that selecting which college or university to attend is not an easy decision. There are dozens of questions about academics, financial aid, the student experience, and degrees to get answered.
That’s why Cal State L.A. wants to make the research and fact-gathering phase as simple for you as possible. Through the University’s College Portrait site, current students, future students and their families can get a snapshot of the experience and opportunities available.
Are you ready to get started? Select any of the links below to find information on a specific area of interest or print out Cal State L.A.’s College Portrait fact sheet here.
Do you want quality and quantity? Do you want to have the opportunity to study in a wide range of disciplines, without having to sacrifice one-on-one time with a professor?
From state legislators and innovative classroom teachers, to muralists, leading engineers, CEOs, and highly regarded healthcare providers, Cal State L.A. alumni are a guiding force in the direction of their communities and industries of work.
The University competes in 11 intercollegiate sports, including men and women’s track and field, basketball and soccer; women’s cross country, tennis and volleyball; and men’s baseball.
The University’s expansive academic programs, proximity to downtown Los Angeles, and flexible course schedule make it a perfect match for many individuals.
Cal State L.A. offers 192 fully furnished apartments just steps away from classes, the library, student union and athletic facilities.
Paying for College
Here you can have it all: a top-tier academic, social and educational experience at a price you can afford. The University has one of the lowest fees in the country.
College is not just about learning in the classroom. It’s about exploring your interests, expressing your passions, establishing career opportunities and generally learning who you are and who you want to be.