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CSU Los Angeles

CSU Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Official telephone: (323) 343-3000
Fax number: (323) 343-2670

Website: www.calstatela.edu

Screen last updated on: October 21, 2013
Total undergraduates: 7,056 men, 10,257 women, 17,313 total
Full-time undergraduates: 5,851 men, 8,553 women, 14,404 total
Part-time undergraduates: 1,205 men, 1,704 women, 2,909 total
Total graduate students: 1,452 men, 2,519 women, 3,971 total
Full-time graduate students: 611 men, 1,344 women, 1,955 total
Part-time graduate students: 841 men, 1,175 women, 2,016 total
Average age of full-time undergraduates: 23
U.S. region where majority of students come from: West
Percent of full-time U.S. undergraduates from out of state: 6%
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
0.1% American Indian or Alaskan Native
5.4% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
69.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14.0% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Nonresident Alien
4.3% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
5.6% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
58.9% Hispanic/Latino
9.1% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
17.3% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Nonresident Alien
4.4% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

CSU Los Angeles
Campus size: 175 acres
City or town school is located in: Los Angeles
Population of city/town: 4,094,764
Online campus map: www.calstatela.edu/univ/

Institution offers housing: yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • single-student apartments
  • other housing including Honors Housing & Graduate Housing
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 15%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 5%
Percent of students who live off campus: 96%
Student conduct policies:
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age: yes

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Every student is required to take a computer course: no
Computer equipment is provided in: library, computer center/lab(s), student center
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 1500
Other computer facilities/services: Student Scholar Training Program, ITS Help Desk, Research Labs, Student Training Labs, Career Center, Student Health Center, Student Information Center (note: wireless internet connection available to students)
Internet access provided to all students: yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students: yes
School has a library on campus: yes

Remedial learning services:
reading, writing, math, study skills
Additional services offered:
nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, women's center, day care, health insurance
Counseling services:
minority student, military, veteran student, older student, birth control, career, personal, academic, psychological
Career placement services:
co-op education, internships, career/job search classes, interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, online job search
Services for students with disabilities:
note-taking services, tape recorders, tutors, reader services, interpreters for hearing-impaired, adaptive equipment, braille services, testing accommodations
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped: 97%

Number of social fraternities on campus: 8
Number of fraternities that have chapter houses: 2
Number of social sororities on campus: 10
Number of sororities that have chapter houses: 1
Student activities:
student government, student newspaper, literary magazine, yearbook
School newspaper(s): University Times (once a week)
Newspaper homepage: www.csulauniversitytimes.com/
Number of honor societies: 7
Total number of registered organizations: 139
Campus-based religious organizations:
Christians on Campus, GInternational Youth Fellowship, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Meditation Club, Muslim Student Association, Simple Truth
Minority student organizations:
Black Student Association, Chinese Culture Club, Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, Hermanos Unidos, Le Cercle Francais, MALCS, Raza Unida, The Queer Connection, Union Salvadorena de Estudiantes Universitarios, Vietnamese Student Association
International student organizations:
United Exchange Students
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Art History Society, Artistic Society Club, Ballroom Dancing, Cinematic Visions, Cool State L.A. Radio, cospLAy club, CSULA Golden Eagles Democrats, CSULA Greek Council, CSULA Spirit Quad, Fashion Association of Design Students, Gravitas, Humanitarians on Campus, Marketing Club, National Panhellenic Council, Nest-Student Theater Arts and Dance Committee, People for Animal Care and Kindness, Political Science Association, Salsa Dancing, Students 4 Africa, Students for Social Justice, Students United to Reach Goals in Education, The Precision (Dance Team), United Dance Troupe

School has an athletic program: yes
Athletic director: Dan Bridges,
Director of Athletics
Athletic department's mailing address: Athletic Director
Dr. Dan Bridges
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8240
Athletics homepage: www.csulaathletics.com/
School colors: Gold and Black
School mascot: Golden Eagle
Athletic conference memberships: California Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballyesNCAA Div. II
Men's basketballyesNCAA Div. II
Men's socceryesNCAA Div. II
Men's track and field (outdoor)yesNCAA Div. II
Women's basketballyesNCAA Div. II
Women's cross-countryyesNCAA Div. II
Women's socceryesNCAA Div. II
Women's tennisyesNCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (indoor)yesNCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (outdoor)yesNCAA Div. II
Women's volleyballyesNCAA Div. II

Percent of students in varsity/club intercollegiate sports: 3%
Athletic facilities:
Billie Jean King Sports Complex: Eagles Nest Gym, Jesse Owens Track and Field, Reeder Field, University Stadium, basketball and tennis courts, and swimming pool

Public transportation serves campus: yes
Nearest international airport: Los Angeles (23 miles)
Nearest other airport: Burbank (17 miles)
Nearest passenger train service: Cal State L.A. Transit Center (near campus)
Nearest passenger bus service: Cal State L.A. Transit Center (near campus)

Institutional employment is available: yes
Percent of full-time undergraduates working on campus: 3%
Off-campus employment opportunities for undergraduates are: good
Freshmen are discouraged from working for first term: no

List of firms that most frequently hire graduates:
List of most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Lee Baca-BS 1971, sheriff of Los Angeles County
  • James A. Bell-BS 1997, corporate president, chief financial office and executive vice president, The Boeing Company
  • Elizabeth M. Devine-MA 1985, Co-executive Producer, CSI: Miami
  • Samuel T. Durrance-BS 1972, MS 1974, Astronaut and Geophysicist
  • Jennifer Haan-MA 2003, principal, Del Valle Elementary School in La Puente
  • Billie Jean King-Att. 1961-1964, Professional Tennis Champion
  • Rosario Marin-BS 1983, 41st U.S. Treasurer
  • Joseph Wambaugh-BA 1960, MA 1968, Novelist, Best-Selling Author

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