California State University - Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St, Carson, United States
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Overview of California State University - Dominguez Hills

About this school

California State University Dominguez Hills, founded in 1965, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 346-acre campus is located 20 miles from Los Angeles.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:13,116
    • Men:4,895 (37.3%)
    • Women:8,221 (62.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to California State University Dominguez Hills is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
February 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1000 East Victoria Street
City, State, Zip
Carson, CA  90747-0001
Phone
(310) 243-3645
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
77% of 12,094 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 7,327 applicants were admitted
Men
73% of 4,767 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,408 (26%) of 9,333 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,533 (26%) of 5,860 admitted students enrolled
Men
875 (25%) of 3,473 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.13
375 And Above
5%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
32%
2.50 - 2.99
34%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
380-490 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
7%
• Score 500 - 600
17%
• Score 400 - 500
44%
• Score 300 - 400
31%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
Sat Critical Reading
420-500 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
5%
• Score 500 - 600
22%
• Score 400 - 500
51%
• Score 300 - 400
19%
• Score 200 - 300
4%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
16-20 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
4%
• Score 18 - 23
48%
• Score 12 - 17
48%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $8,132|Out-of-state: $17,636
  • Room & Board: - $12,540 (81.96078431372548%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,900 (12.418300653594772%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $860 (5.620915032679738%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


California State University Dominguez Hills accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 2 | Final deadline May 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001141
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,118 (90.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,041 (93.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,008 (96.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
13 (1.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
34%
Average Award
$5,730
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 885 (87.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,497
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5 (.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,000
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 198 (19.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
43 (3.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,233

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,789 (72.9%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
6,545 (96.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
6,402 (97.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
112 (1.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
34%
Average Award
$6,211
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 5,514 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,229
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 139 (2.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,676
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,619 (25.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
163 (1.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,604

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
55%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$15,880
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,571

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


277

Part-Time Faculty


565

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


24%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 15% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 25% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 12% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 20% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 62% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
840,410

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1100
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


California State University Dominguez Hills provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.6%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


6.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


29.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


42.9%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (68)


  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Ecology
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Physics
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Labor Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Quality Control Technology/Technician
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Urban Studies/Affairs

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (31)


  • Applied Social Research
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Health Psychology
  • Humanities
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Quality Management
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Science Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


93,002

Nearest Metropolitan Area


350 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
44.9 average low in January, 82.1 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles
Nearest Bus Station
Carson
Nearest Train Station
Carson

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


5% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


95%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Toro
School Colors
Cardinal and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


California State University Dominguez Hills offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, american marketing association, phi sigma sigma, organization of african studies, latino student business association, circle k

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


10,043

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
13,116
Women
8,221
Men
4,895

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 9.4% Asian
  • 12.8% Black/African-American
  • 65.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 6.3% White
  • 3.1% Unknown

International Students


4.6% from 37 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


2,063

Student Resources

Study resources