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CSU Los Angeles

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

Admissions

Screen last updated on: July 21, 2016

The admissions information below is valid for the 2016-17 academic year.

CSU Los Angeles

Admissions Office

Admissions officer:
Vince Lopez,
Director of Admissions & Recruitment
Contacting the office:
(323) 343-3901
(323) 343-3901 (toll free)
(323) 343-6306 (fax)
admission@calstatela.edu

First-time Freshman Application Process & Requirements

Is there an application deadline for fall?
yes
Priority filing date for fall:
11/30/2016
Final filing date for fall:
11/30/2016
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall:
no
Application fee:
$55
Can the application fee be waived?
yes
Are refunds available on the application fee?
no
Is the Common Application form accepted?
no
Supplemental forms required for those using Common Application:
no
High school graduation is:
required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is:
required
Campus visit is:
neither required nor recommended
Interview is:
neither required nor recommended
Standardized test requirements:
SAT or ACT required of some
School's test preference:
no preference
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for:
placement
Dates test scores should be received:
07/01/2017 for SAT/ACT, 07/01/2017 for SAT Subject Test
High school units required or recommended:
English:
4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign language:
2 required, 2 recommended
History:
1 required, 1 recommended
Lab:
2 required, 2 recommended
Science:
2 required, 2 recommended
Social studies:
1 required, 1 recommended
Academic electives:
1 required, 1 recommended
Other:
1 required, 1 recommended
Total:
15 required, 15 recommended
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible:
EOP
School has formalized early decision program:
no
School has early action program:
no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school:
no

First-time Freshman Selection Process

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • 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 important
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Admissions is need blind:
yes
Average secondary school GPA:
3.19
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA:
99%
ACT writing middle 50% range:
6 - 8
Combined ACT middle 50% range:
15 - 20
Test taken by majority of applicants:
SAT
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT scores:
95%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score:
36%

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:
31,857
Number of applicants offered admission:
21,704 (68%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled:
3,862 (18%)
School has a waiting list policy:
no
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state:
1%
Tuition deposit amount:
$100, nonrefundable
Room deposit amount:
$100
Admission may be deferred:
no


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