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California State University - Los Angeles
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  • 4 Year
  • LOS ANGELES, CA

California State University - Los Angeles Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade unavailable
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
4%
Average Housing Cost
$8,725 / year
Poll
41%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 149 responses
Poll
41%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 281 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade B
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,133 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 415 responses
  • Starbucks
    21%
  • Pollo loco
    16%
  • Johnny's Kitchen
    12%
  • Carl's jr
    11%
  • Student cafe
    9%
  • Rice garden
    7%
  • The bookstore
    7%
43%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 190 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade C+
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade B minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 147 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    24%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    53%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    22%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

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Safety

Safety
grade B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
84%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 199 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 140 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    66%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    27%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    4%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    3%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 168 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    23%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    62%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    4%
  • Not very visible.
    11%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 315 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    3%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    20%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    62%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    15%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
No data available  
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 115 responses
  • Food Events and Music Festivals
    28%
  • Famers Market
    26%
  • I love when organizations raise money by selling
    13%
  • Golden Eagle Fest
    8%
  • Organization Fundraisers
    6%
  • When organizations set up information booths
    6%
  • So far mardi gras event
    5%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 192 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    2%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    8%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    22%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    50%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 82 responses
  • No large parties that the whole school is aware of
    38%
  • I truly enjoy the campus events organized by ASI
    16%
  • Not one is biggest event and they are all way fun
    13%
  • I am not on campus
    9%
  • Graduation
    6%
  • Free food
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
2%
Women in Sororities
1%
40%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 253 responses

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