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California State University, Dominguez Hills

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Degrees Granted 2014-15
Total Degree Awards Dominguez Hills % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 2,581 3% 86,862 43%
Master's 771 4% 18,372 24%
Doctoral 0 0% 459 2%
Total 3,352 3% 105,693 35%
Bachelor's Degree Awards 2014-15
by Racial and Ethnic Background Dominguez Hills % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black 421 12% 3,459 32%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 8 3% 310 41%
Asian 290 2% 14,306 37%
Hispanic 1,249 5% 26,607 53%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 11 3% 416 43%
White 322 1% 28,348 41%
Two or More Races 62 2% 3,753 44%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 162 3% 6,414 44%
Non-Resident Alien 56 2% 3,249 37%
Total 2,581 3% 86,862 43%
in High Demand Fields Dominguez Hills % of CSU CSU % of State
Public Administration 154 10% 1,550 55%
Nursing 205 7% 2,954 41%
Criminal Justice 179 6% 2,923 50%
Life Science 449 4% 10,998 37%
Business and Professional Services 499 3% 16,721 45%
Information Technology 46 2% 1,914 28%
Regular and Internship Credentials 2013-14
  Dominguez Hills Percent of CSU CSU Percent of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject 127 5% 2,330 46%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject 47 2% 2,498 52%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist 81 5% 1,503 43%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2013-14)
Dominguez Hills Undergraduates 11,644
Dominguez Hills Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 7,711
Dominguez Hills Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 66%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 52%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 49%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 45%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2014-15)
Dominguez Hills Bachelor's Degrees 2,581
Dominguez Hills Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 1,835
Dominguez Hills Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 71%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 55%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight
Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2014-15 $8,725
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15 $30,583
Dominguez Hills average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15 $6,134
Dominguez Hills average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15 $1,350
Dominguez Hills "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2014-15 22%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center
Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2013-14 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Dominguez Hills Percentage 12%
State Percentage 53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 60%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 64%
Average Loan Debt of 2013-14 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Dominguez Hills Average $13,648
State Average $19,476
National Public Four-Year Average $25,902
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $29,657
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2011-12)
Dominguez Hills Default Rate 7.7%
CSU Default Rate 4.93%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 7.6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 6.8%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2012 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.
Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
- PayScale (2015-16)
National average early career median salary of graduates from public universities $44,580
Dominguez Hills graduates' median early career salary $42,500
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities $74,716
Dominguez Hills graduates' mid-career median salary $73,200
Source: "Best Public Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.