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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: April 23, 2017

Academic Calendar

Semester/term begin dates:
Fall Semester - Late August
Spring Semester - Late January
Calendar system:
semester system (two terms comprise academic year)
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held:
For Fall admission, new student orientation is held June-August.
Number and length of summer sessions:
Four summer sessions:
May Session (3 weeks): May 22 - June 10, 2017
10-Week Summer Session 10wk (10 weeks): May 30 - Aug 12, 2017
First Five-Week Session (5 weeks): May 30 - July 3, 2017
Second Five-Week Session (5 weeks): July 5 - Aug 8, 2017

Academic Experience

Majors with the highest enrollment:
Sociology, Business Administration - Management, Psychology
Student:Faculty ratio:
Total faculty:
787 men, 795 women, 1,582 total
Full-time faculty:
331 men, 334 women, 665 total
Part-time faculty:
456 men, 461 women, 917 total
Faculty degrees:
50% PhD, 44% master's degree, 5% bachelor's degree, 1% other
Graduation rate:
6% within four years
29% within five years
46% 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

Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, dual degrees, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, pass/fail grading option, internships, distance learning, evening courses, online courses
Education certifications are offered:
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, secondary, special education, bilingual/bicultural
Combined 2-2 programs available:
Fire Protection Administration, Aviation Administration Technology
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 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Navy ROTC:
not offered
Air Force ROTC:
offered off-campus at Loyola Marymount University (LMU)

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
  • Fire Protection Administration/Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Graphic Communications
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Industrial Arts
  • Industrial Technology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Japanese
  • Kinesiology
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mexican-American Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Natural Science
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Television/Film/Media Studies
  • Theatre Arts/Dance
  • Urban Learning
  • Vocational Arts

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