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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.

127 Undergraduate Degrees
79 Graduate Degrees
$25,528 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
54% Acceptance Rate

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California State University - Dominguez Hills Rankings

We have ranked CSUDH as #193 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

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 been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#91 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree 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
#91 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#120 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
#25 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#46 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#56 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#98 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#144 Best Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is California State University - Dominguez Hills?

Location of California State University - Dominguez Hills

Contact details for CSUDH 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 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?

54% Acceptance Rate
63% Of Accepted Are Women
CSUDH 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?

$25,528 Net Price
21% Take Out Loans
5.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of CSUDH is $25,528. 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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CSUDH, 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 CSUDH 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

12,103 Full-Time Undergraduates
62% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 15,365 undergraduate students at CSUDH, with 12,103 being full-time and 3,262 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  CSUDH

There are also 2,612 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,103 full-time undergraduates at CSUDH, 38% are male and 62% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  CSUDH

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of CSUDH Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 821
Black or African American 1,173
Hispanic or Latino 8,283
White 573
International Students 621
Other Races/Ethnicities 632

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 CSUDH. 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 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 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of CSUDH

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State University - Dominguez Hills was 13.2%. This is the #748 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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 partially 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 #2
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing #15
Registered Nursing #189
Nursing #241

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 Master’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 127 79 206
Clinical Nurse Specialist 0 0 0
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 0 0
TOTAL 127 79 206

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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