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Colleges / California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate81%
Acceptance Rate81%

CSU Dominguez Hills Admissions

If you are applying to CSU Dominguez Hills, the regular decision application deadline is December 4 and the application fee is $55.

Students who submit their applications to CSU Dominguez Hills for fall semester should receive an admissions decision no later than April 1.

CSU Dominguez Hills Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of CSU Dominguez Hills's admissions stats.

CSU Dominguez Hills 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist No

California State University, Dominguez Hills Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––
Regular Decision Yes December 4 April 1

Applying Early to CSU Dominguez Hills?

CSU Dominguez Hills does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on California State University, Dominguez Hills Admissions

Is CSU Dominguez Hills Difficult To Get Into?

It is moderately difficult to get into CSU Dominguez Hills. CSU Dominguez Hills evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, CSU Dominguez Hills accepted 81% of students, approximately 15,752 of the 19,399 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like CSU Dominguez Hills, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to California State University, Dominguez Hills

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to CSU Dominguez Hills

CSU Dominguez Hills has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into CSU Dominguez Hills?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at CSU Dominguez Hills

What does CSU Dominguez Hills consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Considered

Make sure to check with CSU Dominguez Hills for more information on admission factors.

CSU Dominguez Hills Application Requirements

To apply to CSU Dominguez Hills, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with CSU Dominguez Hills's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into CSU Dominguez Hills?

Students admitted to CSU Dominguez Hills have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

CSU Dominguez Hills does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

CSU Dominguez Hills does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to California State University, Dominguez Hills

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to CSU Dominguez Hills.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is December 4. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by April 1.

Transfer students can enroll in CSU Dominguez Hills during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

CSU Dominguez Hills Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to CSU Dominguez Hills?

❌ Students who are admitted to CSU Dominguez Hills must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does CSU Dominguez Hills accept transfer credits?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. CSU Dominguez Hills accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Does CSU Dominguez Hills accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to CSU Dominguez Hills?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is CSU Dominguez Hills's acceptance rate?

✅ CSU Dominguez Hills has an acceptance rate of 81%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at CSU Dominguez Hills?

❌ CSU Dominguez Hills does not offer early decision.

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CSU Dominguez Hills Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into CSU Dominguez Hills? CSU Dominguez Hills is a somewhat selective institution. The CSU Dominguez Hills acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 81 out of every 100 applicants.


CSU Dominguez Hills Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 4

Transfer Applications are Due

Dec 4

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Dominguez Hills is Dec 4.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Dominguez Hills is Dec 4.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

CSU Dominguez Hills SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

CSU Dominguez Hills GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At CSU Dominguez Hills, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.16. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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