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CSU Los Angeles Student Life

CSU Los Angeles is on a 175-acre campus in an urban setting in Los Angeles, California. CSU Los Angeles has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

CSU Los Angeles also has fraternities and sororities.

CSU Los Angeles has a thriving Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society. In fact, more students participate in Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at CSU Los Angeles include National Student Speech Language, Student Dietetic Association, Film Productions and Child Development Association.

The CSU Los Angeles community comes together each year for Golden Eagle 3K, Homecoming and Welcome Week.

Does CSU Los Angeles offer student housing?

CSU Los Angeles offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most CSU Los Angeles students live off campus. In 2021, 0.3% of undergrads at CSU Los Angeles lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 99.7% of students lived off-campus or commuted to CSU Los Angeles. There are 1,061 spots available in on-campus housing for all 22,566 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 68 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Is CSU Los Angeles Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

California State University, Los Angeles is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The CSU Los Angeles campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

CSU Los Angeles offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to CSU Los Angeles

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to CSU Los Angeles, take Highway 10 to Los Angeles, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Burbank Bob Hope airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore CSU Los Angeles's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

CSU Los Angeles Students

60%

Women

40%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

Ethnicity

72%

11%

6%

4%

3%

2%

1%

0.10%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

22,566

Graduate Students

3,776

Non-Resident / International Students

1,309

CSU Los Angeles Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

26,342

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,782

Out-of-State

$18,662

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 19
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