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CSU Dominguez Hills

CSU Dominguez Hills
CSU Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747

Official telephone: (310) 243-3696
Fax number: (310) 243-3609

Website: www.csudh.edu


Screen last updated on: February 19, 2015

The admissions information below is valid for the 2014 academic year.

Admissions Office

Admissions officer:
Brandy McLelland,
Director of Student Information Services/Registrar
Contacting the office:
310 243-3645

First-time Freshman Application Process & Requirements

Is there an application deadline for fall?
Priority filing date for fall:
November 30
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall:
Application fee:
Can the application fee be waived?
Are refunds available on the application fee?
Is the Common Application form accepted?
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application:
Admissions requirements:
Minimum grade of "C" in listed secondary school units required. Minimum eligibility index of 2900 for SAT Reasoning (694 for ACT) required of in-state applicants; minimum eligibility index of 3502 for SAT Reasoning (842 for ACT) required of out-of-state applicants.
High school graduation is:
required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is:
Campus visit is:
Interview is:
neither required nor recommended
Off-campus interview:
not available
Standardized test requirements:
SAT or ACT required, SAT Subject Test considered if submitted
School's test preference:
no preference
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for:
counseling, placement
Dates test scores should be received:
February 15 for SAT/ACT
High school units required or recommended:
4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign language:
2 required, 2 recommended
1 required, 1 recommended
2 required, 2 recommended
3 required, 3 recommended
2 required, 2 recommended
Social studies:
1 required, 1 recommended
Academic electives:
1 required, 1 recommended
1 required, 1 recommended
15 required, 15 recommended
Special requirements for admission to specific programs:
  • R.N. required of nursing program applicants.
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible:
EOP, conditional admission
School has formalized early decision program:
School has early action program:
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school:

First-time Freshman Selection Process

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report not considered
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores considered
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities not considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Admissions is need blind:
Average secondary school GPA:
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA:
Average SAT:
423 verbal, 427 math, 424 writing, 851 combined
Combined SAT middle 50% range:
760 - 930
Average ACT:
16 English, 18 math, 17 composite
ACT writing middle 50% range:
6 - 8
Combined ACT middle 50% range:
15 - 19
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT scores:
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score:

Undergraduate Notification for Fall Term

Notification of admission:
on a rolling basis
Acceptance of admission:
must accept by May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter

First-time Freshman Enrollment

Number of completed applications received:
Number of applicants offered admission:
7,766 (80%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled:
1,556 (20%)
School has a waiting list policy:
Percent of freshmen who came from public schools:
Room deposit amount:
Admission may be deferred:

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