California State University, Dominguez Hills

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California State University – Dominguez Hills (also known as CSU Dominguez) is located in Los Angeles County's South Bay area. It is a public university that has been in operation since the early 1960's. CSU Dominguez is one of the 23 schools that make up the California State University System.

CSU Dominguez offers 107 bachelor's degrees, 45 master's degrees and 17 types of teaching credentials. Doctoral degrees are not available. Online classes are offered through the DominguezOnline system. For the 2013-2014 academic year, the university had 13,933 students enrolled. Typical enrollment is usually around 14,500.

The school is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Association of Schools of Theatre. The CSU system's Statewide Nursing Program also has its administrative headquarters here.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

CSU Dominguez offers three types of financial aid: gift aid (scholarships and grants), loans and student employment. All recipients must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Library System

In 2010, the school unveiled the new South Wing of the Leo F. Cain University Library. The 140,000-square-foot facility effectively doubled the size of the original library and was funded by the Kindergarten-University Public Educatioin Facilities Bond Act of 2006.

The library has more than half a million volumes, 1,600 reader stations, 250 computer workstations, two computer labs, an events center and art gallery and learning center.

Athletics

Known as the Toros, CSU Dominguez's athletic teams play in Division II of the NCAA in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. On-campus sports venues include Toro Stadium, the Torodome and Toro Field.

Student Housing

The University Housing Services complex has 22 separate two-story buildings as well as two common buildings, with 32 one-bedroom apartments housing two students each, 72 two-bedroom apartments housing four students each and 30 three-bedroom apartments housing up to five students. Features include full furnishings, patios or balconies and a PC computer lab.

General Information

Admission Office

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA 90747

(310) 243-3645

Fax: (310) 516-3609

Contact: Linda Wise

Associate Director of Admissions
Main Address

1000 East Victoria Street

Carson, CA 90747

(310) 243-3300

www.csudh.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 9,291

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 950

Degree-seeking undergrads: 8,639

Graduate enrollment: 3,560

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor's
Master's

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $55

Online application fee: $55

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 90%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 65%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $3,377 $3,663 $4,645 $4,849 +4.39%
Books and Supplies $1,300 $1,400 $1,500 $1,600 +6.67%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,690 $8,955 $9,970 $10,085 +1.15%
Other $3,092 $3,156 $3,556 $3,663 +3.01%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $10,000 $10,300 $10,650 $10,950 +2.82%
Other $3,556 $3,668 $3,886 $3,938 +1.34%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On Campus $16,459 $17,174 $19,671 $20,197 +2.67%
In-state Off Campus $18,233 $19,031 $20,681 $21,337 +3.17%
In-state with Family $4,677 $5,063 $6,145 $6,449 +4.95%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 680 76%
Grant or scholarship aid 617 69% $4,385,655 $7,108
– Federal grants 523 59% $2,063,050 $3,945
– Pell grants 523 59% $1,981,175 $3,788
– Other federal grants 75 8% $81,875 $1,092
State and local government grant or scholarships 326 37% $603,340 $1,851
Institutional scholarships or grants 540 61% $1,719,265 $3,184
Student loan financial aid 229 26% $795,708 $3,475
– Federal student loans 229 26% $795,708 $3,475
– Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 1365 854
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 20
African-american/black Studies 8
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/chicano Studies 12
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 37 5
Biochemistry 5
Biology/biological Sciences, General 32 5
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 313 59
Business Administration and Management, General 280 59
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 33
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 76
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia 30
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 46
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 4
Computer Science 4
Education 13 298
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 13
Education, General 259
Mathematics Teacher Education 4
Special Education and Teaching, General 35
Engineering Technology, General 1 57
Quality Control Technology/technician 1 57
English Language and Literature/letters 41 17
English Language and Literature, General 41 17
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 22
Spanish Language and Literature 22
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 168 202
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 9
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling 30
Occupational Therapy/therapist 54
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 159 118
History 32
History, General 32
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 53
Criminal Justice/safety Studies 53
Human Services, General 33 106
Public Administration 33 74
Social Work 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 198 70
Humanities/humanistic Studies 70
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 48
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 150
Mathematics and Statistics 14
Mathematics, General 14
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 9 19
Behavioral Sciences 6 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 2 1
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 1 17
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 43
Health and Physical Education/fitness, General 35
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 8
Physical Sciences 6
Chemistry, General 3
Geology/earth Science, General 1
Physics, General 2
Psychology 105 4
Psychology, General 105 4
Social Sciences 149 17
Anthropology 9
Economics, General 7
Geography 5
Political Science and Government, General 30
Sociology 98 17
Visual and Performing Arts 28
Art/art Studies, General 13
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 10
Music, General 5
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B
Labor Studies B
Labor/Personnel Relations B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Engineering Technologies

Quality Control B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General B
Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Behavioral Sciences B
Interdisciplinary studies B
Peace/Conflict Resolution Studies B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Human Services B
Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

California State University-Dominguez Hills Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(310) 243-3300
Website:www.csudh.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/
Address:1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747-0005
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:14,731
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:10,343 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,423
Out-of-state Tuition:$17,583
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$9,570

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

California State University-Dominguez Hills Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at California State University-Dominguez Hills.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Education13
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs234
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies133
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences4
Psychology21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions22
Social Sciences51
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total44521

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at California State University-Dominguez Hills.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total26

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at California State University-Dominguez Hills and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,423
Out-of-state$17,583
Books and supplies$1,764

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,689
Out-of-state$16,617

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,16792%
Grant or scholarship aid1,13890%$9,570
Student loan aid30424%$4,279

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid10,01679%$8,336
Federal student loans4,13233%$7,106

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for California State University-Dominguez Hills. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled California State University-Dominguez Hills students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants16,6426,7609,882
Percent admitted100%43%52%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%7%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

California State University-Dominguez Hills Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment14,731
Undergraduate enrollment12,685
Graduate enrollment2,046

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

California State University-Dominguez Hills Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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