C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C+
  7. Professors
    C
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    B+
California State University - Dominguez Hills is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
California Collegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747
Website
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California State University - Dominguez Hills Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
48%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
760-940
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$3,297/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $1,261/ year
  • $30-48k
    $2,302/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,476/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,125/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,128/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
25:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.113 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.115 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.114 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,176Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
72%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 81 responses
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  • Diverse
    36%
  • You have a little bit of everything
    21%
  • Mature
    12%
  • Out going
    11%
  • The students seem to all know each other.
    6%
  • Diverse and Dedicated
    4%
  • Quiet and sittting alone studying or on phone
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.134 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.153 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 84 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    79%
  • Simple.
    18%
  • Outdated.
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.88 responses
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California State University Dominguez Hills is a very special school. All the professors and faculty pay attention to you and help you individually. The clubs are awesome and there is always something to celebrate. If I were to be sent back in time, I would still choose Dominguez Hills again!
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I have been attending this school and so far the teachers, staff and fellow students have been great! I have a drive because I live in Orange county but that just makes me want to work that must harder in order to make my experience as memorable and accomplish all I can while I am there. The school is excellent and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a good education as well as great experience!
As a 54-year-old disabled student transfer from Los Angeles City College. I was interviewed and accepted by numerous universities (UCLA, USC, CSULA, CSULB, CSUDH) qualifying with my overall GPA of 3.57.
However, the manner in which the California State University Dominguez Hills "Disabled Student Office" received me was exceptional. Spent quality time with its director as he inquired extensively about my "mental disability." Special needs are required to succeed, (tutoring, testing accommodation, personal attention, etc). The "Disabled Student Office," ultimately, inspired my academic choice and overall experience within the California State University at Dominguez has proven to be superb.