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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

Student Life

Screen last updated on: January 27, 2016

Student Profile

Total undergraduates:
8,583 men, 12,085 women, 20,668 total
Full-time undergraduates:
7,242 men, 10,499 women, 17,741 total
Part-time undergraduates:
1,341 men, 1,586 women, 2,927 total
Total graduate students:
1,636 men, 2,184 women, 3,820 total
Full-time graduate students:
642 men, 1,088 women, 1,730 total
Part-time graduate students:
994 men, 1,096 women, 2,090 total
Average age of full-time undergraduates:
23
U.S. region where majority of students come from:
West
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
  • 0.1% American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • 13.6% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.0% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 68.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.2% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.6% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 8.1% Nonresident Alien
  • 2.1% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
  • 0.1% American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • 15.8% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.2% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 60.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 7.6% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.7% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
  • 5.6% Nonresident Alien
  • 3.8% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
CSU Los Angeles

Campus Environment

Campus size:
173 acres
City or town school is located in:
Los Angeles
Population of city/town:
3,844,307
Locations of branch/satellite campuses:
Branch campus in Pasadena, CA.

Living on Campus

Institution offers housing:
yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year:
yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms
  • special housing for disabled students
  • special housing for international students
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing:
12%
Percent of students who live in school housing:
5%
Percent of students who live off campus:
95%
Student conduct policies:
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age:
no

Study Facilities

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
Internet access provided to all students:
yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students:
yes
School has a library on campus:
yes
Museums and other special academic buildings/equipment on campus:
Crime lab.

Assistance Services

Remedial learning services:
reading, writing, math, study skills
Additional services offered:
nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, women's center, day care
Counseling services:
minority student, veteran 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, reader services, interpreters for hearing-impaired, adaptive equipment, braille services
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped:
97%

Social Activities

Number of social fraternities on campus:
7
Number of fraternities that have chapter houses:
3
Percent of men who join fraternities:
2%
Number of social sororities on campus:
4
Number of sororities that have chapter houses:
2
Percent of women who join sororities:
2%
Student activities:
student government, student newspaper, literary magazine, yearbook, radio station, television station
School newspaper(s):
University Times
Number of honor societies:
17
Total number of registered organizations:
97
Campus-based religious organizations:
Campus Crusade for Christ, Christian Student Association
Minority student organizations:
American Indian Student Council, Society of Hispanic Engineering and Science Students, Latin American Society, National Society of Black Engineers, Black Student Association, Chicanos/Latinos for Community Medicine, Hispanic Business Society, Le Cercle Francais, MEChA
International student organizations:
Pan African Studies Club, Pilipino Club, Vietnamese Student Association, Armenian Student Association, Indian Student's Association, Japan Club
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Ballroom and salsa dancing; Association for Better Education, Association of Information Management, Association of Student Social Workers, Greek Council, Delta of California, Economic and Business Society, English Graduate Student Association, Environmental Hydrogeological Society, Evidence Aestheticos, Fashion Association of Designs Students, Graphic Artists Union of Golden Eagles, Hip Hop Congress, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Medical Student Association, International Youth Fellowship, InterVarsity Deep, Master of Social Work Student Organization, National Association of Industrial Technology, Model UN, National Student Speech Language and Hearing Association, Nightingale Nursing Society, Order of Omega, American Society of Civil Engineers, Physician Assistants' Assistance Program, Pre-Pharmacy Student Association, Queer Connection, Society of Automotive Engineers Mini Baja, Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Professionals in Human Resources Association, Student Alumni Association, Student Nutrition Association, Student and Educators to Stop the War, Students United to Reach Goals in Education, Summer Bridge Student Council, TESOL Society, Urban Learning Teachers Association, Amnesty International, Anthropological Society, Applied Gerontology Student Association, Artistic Society; chemistry/biochemistry, criminal justice, general education Honors program, geology, international film, mock trial, PALS, and philosophy clubs

Athletics

School has an athletic program:
yes
Athletic director:
Dan Bridges,
Director of Athletics
Director of women's athletics:
Sheila Hudson
School colors:
blue and gold
School mascot:
Golden Eagles
Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballnoNCAA Div. II
Men's basketballnoNCAA Div. II
Men's soccernoNCAA Div. II
Men's track and field (outdoor)noNCAA Div. II
Women's basketballnoNCAA Div. II
Women's cross-countrynoNCAA Div. II
Women's soccernoNCAA Div. II
Women's tennisnoNCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (indoor)noNCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (outdoor)noNCAA Div. II
Women's volleyballnoNCAA Div. II
Percent of students in varsity/club intercollegiate sports:
3%
Athletic facilities:
baseball field, basketball and tennis courts; gymnasium, swimming pool, weight room

Getting Away

Public transportation serves campus:
yes
Nearest international airport:
Los Angeles (23 miles)
Nearest other airport:
Burbank, CA (17 miles)
Nearest passenger train service:
Los Angeles (4 miles)
Nearest passenger bus service:
Los Angeles (6 miles)

Paying the Bills

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

After Graduation

List of most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Donald Sterling, owner, Los Angeles Clippers
  • Alan J. Fohrer, CEO, Edison International.


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