Cal State Dominguez Hills Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

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University Theatre at CSUDH ( more photos). Photo Credit: Marisa Benjamin

Dominguez Hills has moderately selective admissions with an acceptance rate of 54 percent. Most admitted students have a "B" or higher GPA in high school. Students do not need to submit scores from the SAT or ACT. Students should submit an application through "CSUMentor," the central hub for all California State University school.

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Admissions Data (2017)

Cal State Dominguez Hills Description:

Located in Carson, California, Cal State Dominguez Hills' 346-acre campus sits within minutes of downtown Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean. The school is one of the 23 institutions that make up the California State University system. CSUDH offers 45 bachelor's and 24 master's degree programs. Business administration, liberal education and nursing are the most popular majors among undergraduates. The university prides itself in the ethnic diversity of its student body—CSUDH students represent 90 countries. Sports fans should note that the Home Depot Center is located on the CSUDH campus. The CSUDH Toros compete in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Enrollment (2017)

  • Total Enrollment: 16,219 (13,278 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 37 percent male / 63 percent female
  • 76 percent full-time

Costs (2017 - 18)

  • Tuition and Fees: $6,837 (in-state); $18,717 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,850 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,404
  • Other Expenses: $2,300
  • Total Cost: $22,391 (in-state); $34,271

Cal State Dominguez Hills Financial Aid (2016 - 17)

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 91 percent
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 88 percent
    • Loans: 23 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,363
    • Loans: $4,497

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Human Services, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Public Administration, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77 percent
  • Transfer Out Rate: 3 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 6 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 43 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Track and Field, Softball, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball

Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Data Source: National Center for Education Statistics