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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


Screen last updated on: October 2, 2015

Academic Calendar

Semester/term begin dates:
Summer 2016: June 20, 2016
Fall 2016: August 22, 2016
Winter 2017: January 3, 2017
Spring 2017: January 23, 2017
Calendar system:
Currently on the quarter system. Transitioning to the semester system starting Fall 2016.
Month(s) in which new student orientation is held:
Orientation for new Fall Quarter students held in June/July/August.
Number and length of summer sessions:
One summer session

Academic Experience

Majors with the highest enrollment:
Sociology, Criminal Justice, Business Administration - Management
Percent of full-time freshman students who returned for sophomore year:
Student:Faculty ratio:
Total faculty:
666 men, 621 women, 1,287 total
Full-time faculty:
290 men, 290 women, 580 total
Part-time faculty:
376 men, 331 women, 707 total
Faculty degrees:
53% PhD, 42% master's degree, 4% bachelor's degree, 1% other
Graduation rate:
25% within five years
41% 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

Undergraduate studies homepage:
Graduate studies homepage:
Special programs offered:
student-designed majors, double majors, independent study, accelerated program, honors program, pass/fail grading option, internships, distance learning, evening courses, adult education programs, online courses
Minors and other miscellaneous programs offered:
Many minors and certificates offered.
Preprofessional programs offered:
pre-law, Pre-health professional, librarianship
Education certifications are offered:
Education certifications:
early childhood, elementary, middle/junior high, secondary, special education
Cooperative programs are offered:
Cooperative education programs:
art, business, computer science, education, engineering, health professions, humanities, natural science, social/behavioral science, technologies, service learning
Combined 3-2 programs available:
B.S./M.S. nursing program
Graduate schools/programs are offered:
Qualified undergraduates may take graduate-level classes:
Study abroad opportunities:
Study abroad in Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and Zimbabwe.
Army ROTC:
offered off-campus University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Navy ROTC:
not offered
Air Force ROTC:
offered off-campus USC; CSU-San Bernardino; Harvey Mudd

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

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