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

195 Undergraduate Degrees
65 Graduate Degrees
$27,132 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
81% Acceptance Rate

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California State University - Dominguez Hills Rankings

CSUDH is ranked #32 out of 1,633 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2023 Best Colleges list. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. CSUDH also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in California ranking.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

CSUDH has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at CSUDH.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#28 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards CSUDH has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#44 Highest Paid Registered Nursing Graduates College Factual
#54 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#212 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is California State University - Dominguez Hills?

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Contact details for CSUDH are given below.

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

How Do I Get Into CSUDH?

You can apply to CSUDH online at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for CSUDH

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 CSUDH?

81% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
The acceptance rate at California State University - Dominguez Hills is 81%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Can I Afford California State University - Dominguez Hills?

$27,132 Net Price
16% Take Out Loans
4.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of CSUDH is $27,132. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CSUDH, approximately 16% of students took out student loans averaging $4,472 a year. That adds up to $17,888 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSUDH is 4.1%. 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

12,451 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 16,022 undergraduate students at CSUDH, with 12,451 being full-time and 3,571 being part-time.

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There are also 2,665 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,451 full-time undergraduates at CSUDH, 36% are male and 64% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 742
Black or African American 1,258
Hispanic or Latino 8,659
White 583
International Students 603
Other Races/Ethnicities 606

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

17,572 Took All Classes Online
18,598 Took At Least One Class Online
292.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 18,598 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CSUDH has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 5th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of CSUDH

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at California State University - Dominguez Hills was $6,941 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $18,821. The following table shows how CSUDH is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Registered Nursing #43 #88
Nursing #49 #126

Online Affordability Rankings of CSUDH Rankings

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at California State University - Dominguez Hills was $6,941 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $18,821. The following table shows how CSUDH is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Registered Nursing #61 #153
Nursing #63 #175

Online Growth Rankings of CSUDH

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - Dominguez Hills was 292.1%. This is the #115 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at CSUDH regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at CSUDH ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at CSUDH.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Clinical Nurse Specialist #1
Registered Nursing #11
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #13
Nursing #35

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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 195 0 61 256
Clinical Nurse Specialist 0 2 0 2
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 195 4 61 260

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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