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Colleges / California State University, Los Angeles

California State University, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate87%

About CSU Los Angeles

California State University, Los Angeles is a public, state university in the city of Los Angeles, California. CSU Los Angeles was founded in 1947. The university enrolls around 26,029 students a year, including 22,538 undergrads.

CSU Los Angeles Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into CSU Los Angeles. In 2022, CSU Los Angeles accepted 87% of applicants. In 2022, 29,507 out of 33,941 total applicants were accepted.

California State University, Los Angeles Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 14%

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California State University, Los Angeles is located Los Angeles.

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College Info

5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032

Campus Setting: Urban

CSU Los Angeles Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 21

Transfer Applications are Due

Dec 16

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Los Angeles is Aug 21.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Los Angeles is Dec 16.

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CSU Los Angeles SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

850 - 1045


Math SAT Range

410 - 530


Reading SAT Range

430 - 530

CSU Los Angeles Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at CSU Los Angeles is like? There are approximately 26,029 students enrolled at CSU Los Angeles, including 22,538 undergraduate students and 3,491 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 95% percent are from CA and 5% percent of students are from other states.


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