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California State University - Dominguez Hills
  • 4 Year
  • CARSON, CA

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Cal State Dominguez Hills is a public university located in Carson, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 12,103 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Cal State Dominguez Hills acceptance rate is 77%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Sociology. Graduating 44% of students, Cal State Dominguez Hills alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,100.

About

1000 E VICTORIA ST
CARSON, CA 90747
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
California Collegiate Athletic Association

California State University - Dominguez Hills Rankings

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CSU Dominguez Hills Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Application Deadline
December 4
SAT Range
760-940
ACT Range
15-19
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$4,594 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,198 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
26:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 113 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 139 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 138 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    50%
  • On Campus
    46%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,103 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,262
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
73%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 104 responses
  • Diverse
    30%
  • You have a little bit of everything
    27%
  • Diverse and Dedicated
    10%
  • Mature
    10%
  • Out going
    10%
  • The students seem to all know each other.
    5%
  • Reserved
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 158 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 177 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 108 responses
  • Diverse
    72%
  • Simple.
    17%
  • Outdated.
    4%
  • Education-focused
    2%
  • Intimate
    2%
  • Underrated
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
44%
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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