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California State University - Dominguez Hills Overview

California State University - Dominguez Hills is a public institution situated in Carson, California. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is California State University - Dominguez Hills Known For?

10,084 Full-Time Undergraduates
$3,891 Avg Cost After Aid
54% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest degree offered at California State University - Dominguez Hills is the post-master's certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 40% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from California State University - Dominguez Hills with a bachelor's degree make about $44,700 a year. That's 10% more than those who graduate from other schools.

California State University - Dominguez Hills Rankings

California State University - Dominguez Hills landed the #1,206 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Out of the 116 colleges in California, it is ranked at #97.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that California State University - Dominguez Hills has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for California State University - Dominguez Hills

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 98
Best Colleges for Veterans 144
Best Colleges for the Money 1,170
Best Colleges 1,206
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,241

Where Is California State University - Dominguez Hills?

Location of California State University - Dominguez Hills

Contact details for California State University - Dominguez Hills are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 E Victoria St, Carson, CA 90747-0005
Phone: 310-243-3696
Website: https://www.csudh.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/csudh/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dominguezhills

How Do I Get Into California State University - Dominguez Hills?

You can apply to California State University - Dominguez Hills online at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for California State University - Dominguez Hills

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores recommended
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into California State University - Dominguez Hills?

54% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
California State University - Dominguez Hills has an acceptance rate of 54%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 48%, and the acceptance rate for women is 58%.

Can I Afford California State University - Dominguez Hills?

$3,891 Net Price
21% Take Out Loans
5.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of California State University - Dominguez Hills is $3,891. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for California State University - Dominguez Hills

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,888 $3,222 $6,902 $11,188 $13,193

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At California State University - Dominguez Hills, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $4,325 a year. That adds up to $17,300 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at California State University - Dominguez Hills is 5.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

California State University - Dominguez Hills Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,084 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 13,278 undergraduate students at California State University - Dominguez Hills, with 10,084 being full-time and 3,194 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  California State University - Dominguez Hills

There are also 2,941 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,084 full-time undergraduates at California State University - Dominguez Hills, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  California State University - Dominguez Hills

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of California State University - Dominguez Hills students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of California State University - Dominguez Hills Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 840
Black or African American 1,158
Hispanic or Latino 6,517
White 541
International Students 489
Other Races/Ethnicities 539

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at California State University - Dominguez Hills. At this time, 3 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at California State University - Dominguez Hills

1,589 Took All Classes Online
7,056 Took At Least One Class Online
13.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at California State University - Dominguez Hills. In 2017-2018, 7,056 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at California State University - Dominguez Hills has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 43rd most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of California State University - Dominguez Hills

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - Dominguez Hills was 13.2%. This is the #1,144 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at California State University - Dominguez Hills regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of California State University - Dominguez Hills majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Engineering Technologies 20%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 3%
Liberal Arts General Studies 3%
Public Administration 10%
Public Administration & Social Service 5%
Quality Control Technology 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at California State University - Dominguez Hills ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at California State University - Dominguez Hills.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing #241
Health Professions #390

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

California State University - Dominguez Hills Majors

In 2017-2018, California State University - Dominguez Hills awarded 6,366 undergraduate degrees and 1,536 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Anthropology 0 21 0 0
Behavioral Science 0 23 0 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 10 0 0
Business Administration & Management 0 569 42 0
Chemistry 0 12 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 50 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 141 0 0
Computer Information Systems 0 60 0 0
Computer Science 0 38 23 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 241 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 15 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 9 0 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 1 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 29 0 0
General Biology 0 93 2 0
General Education 0 0 159 0
General English Literature 0 39 14 0
General Psychology 0 391 7 0
Geography & Cartography 0 2 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 2 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 137 0 0
Health Sciences & Services 0 156 23 0
History 0 30 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 6 0 0
Human Services 0 120 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 157 31 0
Mathematics 0 26 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 24 0
Music 0 11 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 1 0
Nursing 0 127 79 0
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 28 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 1 0 0
Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution 0 5 20 0
Philosophy 0 13 0 0
Physics 0 6 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 43 0 0
Public Administration 0 57 100 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 4 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 3 27 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 58 0 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 67 0
Romance Languages 0 18 0 0
Social Work 0 0 91 0
Sociology 0 251 9 0
Special Education 0 0 20 0
Student Counseling 0 0 29 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 180 0 0
Total 0 6,366 1,536 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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