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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 Association
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

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
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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.121 responses
54%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.120 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,320Undergrads
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 87 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    33%
  • You have a little bit of everything
    23%
  • Mature
    11%
  • Out going
    11%
  • The students seem to all know each other.
    6%
  • Diverse and Dedicated
    5%
  • Quiet and sittting alone studying or on phone
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.140 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.159 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 90 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    77%
  • Simple.
    18%
  • Outdated.
    4%
  • Intimate
    1%

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 Reviews

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I love Dominguez Hills! I was looking for a diverse school located in the Los Angeles area and I found exactly that. DH may be a small school, but it is beneficial since a lot of people know each other. The professors at this campus interact a lot with students in classroom settings and even after you have taken their class for the semester. I am a resident at the dorms at DH and my experience has been amazing. Everyone is so welcoming and it can get really fun in the dorms. DH is not a large party school, but there are some things that go on at DH that students would hae fun attending. Guess you'd have to become a Toro to find out more!
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Dominguez Hills has paved the road for my physical therapy career. The kinesiology department is great! They are a huge help with how to prepare yourself for graduate schools, and what are some things you can achieve to heighten your name. I hardly had any trouble with getting the classes I needed, and luckily I haven't encountered any unprofessional professor.
Small class sizes makes for more individual attention. Unfortunately it also means limited class availability, and if there's a teacher who doesn't work for you, too bad - theyre the only one teaching several major requirements!