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California State University, Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, urban university located in the South Bay primarily serving the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The University prides itself on its outstanding faculty and friendly, student-centered environment. Known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts, CSUDH is also a national leader in distance learning. The University Theatre offers a full array of plays and concerts, and the Art Gallery is a major exhibition space. The recently expanded and beautiful Loker Student Union is host to many campus events throughout the year. “Toros
CSU Dominguez Hills students benefit from a rich learning experience that includes student research opportunities, out-of-class and community service learning, and strong faculty commitment to student success. The University offers a wide range of academic and student support services designed to provide each student with a well-rounded educational experience that encourages academic exploration, while developing the personal, social and professional skills needed to succeed in a global society. CSU Dominguez Hills students are well-prepared to join the workforce and employers who hire our graduates report high levels of satisfaction.
|Total Undergraduate Students||11,503|
|American Indian / Alaskan Native||33||<1%|
|African American / Black||2,072||18%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||54||<1%|
|Two or More Races||350||3%|
|Race/Ethnicity Not Reported||681||6%|
|Where do CSUDH undergraduates call home?|
|Other US States & Territories||<1%|
|How old are CSUDH undergraduates?|
|Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older||40%|
|Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen||ACT||SAT|
|Composite||15 - 19|
|Math||16 - 20||380 - 470|
|English||14 - 20|
|Critical Reading||380 - 470|
|High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen|
|Percent in top of graduating class Data Not Available|
|Average High School GPA (4-point scale)||3.09|
|Percent who submitted High School GPA||100%|
The cost to attend California State University, Dominguez Hills varies based on the individual circumstances of students and may be reduced through grants and scholarships.
NOTE: Students may receive aid from more than one source.
|Students per Faculty||22 to 1|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students||53%|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students||99%|
|Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty||262|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female||52%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color||34%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study||80%|
18% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls.
6% of all undergraduates live on campus
The University Police Department provides police services to our campus community 24 hours a day, year-round. Our communications personnel are responsible for providing 24 hour dispatch/radio communications with police and parking, handling telephone and front counter inquiries from the campus community, 9-1-1 services, monitoring various alarm systems and lost/found. Our student patrol/student assistants provide evening escort and information services to the campus community.
The Carnegie Classification's were created "to reference the great diversity of colleges and universities in the United States, and ... enable [people] to identify groups of roughly comparable institutions." For information on the Carnegie Classifications system, please visit their website: http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/
Students who are actively involved in their own learning and development are more likely to be successful in college. Colleges and universities offer students a wide variety of opportunities both inside and outside the classroom to become engaged with new ideas, people, and experiences. Institutions measure the effectiveness of these opportunities in a variety of ways to better understand what types of activities and programs students find the most helpful.
Institutions participating in the VSA program measure student involvement on campus using one of four national surveys. Results from the one survey are reported for a common set of questions selected as part of VSA. Following are the selected results from the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). The questions have been grouped together in categories that are known to contribute to student learning and development. The results reported below are based on the responses of seniors who participated in the survey.
|Degrees awarded at California State University, Dominguez Hills in 2011-12|
|Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2011-12|
|Business Administration, Management and Operations.||20%|
|Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing.||10%|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.||9%|
|Links to degree programs at California State University, Dominguez Hills|
First-time students in Fall 2011 that returned for their second year: 77%