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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



Screen last updated on: July 21, 2016

Academic Calendar

Semester/term begin dates:
Fall Semester 2016: August 22, 2016
Winter Intersession 2017: January 3, 2017
Spring Semester 2017: January 23, 2017
Summer Intersession 2017: May 30, 2017
Fall Semester 2017: August 21, 2017
Calendar system:
semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held:
Orientation for new students held in July and August.
Number and length of summer sessions:
One summer session of 10 weeks.

Academic Experience

Majors with the highest enrollment:
Sociology, Business Administration - Management, Psychology
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year:
Student:Faculty ratio:
Total faculty:
739 men, 704 women, 1,443 total
Full-time faculty:
323 men, 314 women, 637 total
Part-time faculty:
416 men, 390 women, 806 total
Faculty degrees:
59% PhD, 35% master's degree, 5% bachelor's degree, 1% other
Graduation rate:
45% within six years
CSU Los Angeles

Required Undergraduate Curriculum

General education/core curriculum is required:
Minor requirements:
not required for graduation
Physical education is required:
There are religious requirements for graduation:

Programs Offered

Undergraduate studies homepage:
Graduate studies homepage:
Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, dual degrees, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, pass/fail grading option, internships, distance learning
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
Many minors offered.
Preprofessional programs offered:
health professional program
Education certifications are offered:
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education, bilingual/bicultural
Cooperative programs are offered:
Cooperative education programs:
art, business, computer science, engineering, health professions, natural science, social/behavioral science, technologies
Combined 2-2 programs available:
2-2 programs in art/liberal studies, art/sociology, biochemistry/biology, biochemistry/microbiology, business administration/computer information systems, business administration/graphic communication, child development/social work, child development/Spanish, computer science/mathematics, English/French, film/media studies, history/social science, music/television, psychology/chemistry, psychology/sociology, psychology, theatre arts/dance, social work/psychology, sociology, Spanish/French, and television programs.
Graduate schools/programs are offered:
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes:
Study abroad opportunities:
Study abroad in Australia, Canada, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.
Army ROTC:
offered off-campus at U of California--Los Angeles.
Navy ROTC:
not offered
Air Force ROTC:
offered off-campus at U of Southern California.

List of Majors

Bachelor's Degrees:
  • African-American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Asian/Asian American Studies
  • Aviation Administration
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Communicative Disorders
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Exercise Science
  • Fire Protection Administration/Technology
  • Food Science/Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology/Geological Sciences
  • Graphic Communications
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Industrial Arts
  • Industrial Technology
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mexican-American Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language
  • Special Major
  • Television/Film/Media Studies
  • Theatre Arts/Dance
  • Urban Learning
  • Vocational Arts

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