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Cal State LA

Your future starts now. Imagine yourself here at the premier public university in the heart of Los Angeles.

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Discover

Cal State LA

Your future starts now. Imagine yourself here at the premier public university in the heart of Los Angeles.

Stay informed

Discover

Cal State LA

Your future starts now. Imagine yourself here at the premier public university in the heart of Los Angeles.

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#1 for Upward Mobility

Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of our graduates. That means we’re the best university in the nation at helping our students earn their degrees and propel up the economic ladder.

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#1 for Upward Mobility

Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of our graduates. That means we’re the best university in the nation at helping our students earn their degrees and propel up the economic ladder.

#1 for Upward Mobility

Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of our graduates. That means we’re the best university in the nation at helping our students earn their degrees and propel up the economic ladder.

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At A Glance

Learn about Cal State LA with a quick overview of facts and figures.

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Academic Variety

We offer 100 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate-level master’s, certificate and credential programs, including four doctoral programs.

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Professor teaching in a classroom

Dedicated Faculty

Get to know award-winning instructors who provide mentorship and support.

At A Glance

Learn about Cal State LA with a quick overview of facts and figures.

Student holding a book in library

Academic Variety

We offer 100 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate-level master’s, certificate and credential programs, including four doctoral programs.

Housing at Cal State LA
Professor teaching in a classroom

Dedicated Faculty

Get to know award-winning instructors who provide mentorship and support.

At A Glance

Learn about Cal State LA with a quick overview of facts and figures.

Student holding a book in library

Academic Variety

We offer 100 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate-level master’s, certificate and credential programs, including four doctoral programs.

Housing at Cal State LA
Professor teaching in a classroom

Dedicated Faculty

Get to know award-winning instructors who provide mentorship and support.

We Are LA

Located in the heart of Los Angeles,
Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across the region. Meet our university.

We Are LA

Located in the heart of Los Angeles,
Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across the region. Meet our university.

We Are LA

Located in the heart of Los Angeles,
Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across the region. Meet our university.

Paying for College

Cal State LA offers substantial financial aid to support your educational journey.

86%

Of students receive some form of financial aid

400

Scholarship Opportunities

$234M

in scholarships awarded

Ranked #3 Best Bang for the Buck Western College

Washington Monthly’s 2020 College Ranking Guide

Paying for College

Cal State LA offers substantial financial aid to support your educational journey.

86%

Of students receive some form of financial aid

400

Scholarship Opportunities

$234M

in scholarships awarded

Ranked #3 Best Bang for the Buck Western College

Washington Monthly’s 2020 College Ranking Guide

Paying for College

Cal State LA offers substantial financial aid to support your educational journey.

86%

Of students receive some form of financial aid

400

Scholarship Opportunities

$234M

in scholarships awarded

Ranked #3 Best Bang for the Buck Western College

Washington Monthly’s 2020 College Ranking Guide

Academics
And Research

Our academic programs and research opportunities prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s world, find your place in it and have an impact.

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Student fireman pulling a rope
Student playing a flute

Academics
And Research

Our academic programs and research opportunities prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s world, find your place in it and have an impact.

Student and professor in a lab
Student fireman pulling a rope
Student playing a flute

Academics
And Research

Our academic programs and research opportunities prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s world, find your place in it and have an impact.

Student and professor in a lab
Student fireman pulling a rope
Student playing a flute
Joseph Lucey

“There’s just so much opportunity across campus. The faculty here get it; their intentions are genuine.”

– Joseph Lucey, Class of 2018

Joseph Lucey

“There’s just so much opportunity across campus. The faculty here get it; their intentions are genuine.”

– Joseph Lucey, Class of 2018

“There’s just so much opportunity across campus. The faculty here get it; their intentions are genuine.”

– Joseph Lucey, Class of 2018

Joseph Lucey

Take a Virtual Tour

Tour Cal State LA’s campus from the comfort of your home.

Take a Virtual Tour

Tour Cal State LA’s campus from the comfort of your home.

Take a Virtual Tour

Tour Cal State LA’s campus from the comfort of your home.

Life as a
Golden Eagle

At Cal State LA, you belong. Become a part of our vibrant campus community.

The Golden Eagle community is here to support your academic, personal and professional goals.

Join one of our more than 130 student organizations or start your own. Make friendships that will last a lifetime. Create community that feels like home.

Take advantage of our numerous support services, resources and events that help you earn your degree, cultivate your passions and have fun along the way.

Student playing ping pong in housing
Men's soccer celebration
Therapy dog with students
Students volunteering in I Serve LA T-Shirts

Life as a
Golden Eagle

At Cal State LA, you belong. Become a part of our vibrant campus community.

The Golden Eagle community is here to support your academic, personal and professional goals.

Join one of our more than 130 student organizations or start your own. Make friendships that will last a lifetime. Create community that feels like home.

Take advantage of our numerous support services, resources and events that help you earn your degree, cultivate your passions and have fun along the way.

Student playing ping pong in housing
Men's soccer celebration
Therapy dog with students
Students volunteering in I Serve LA T-Shirts

Life as a
Golden Eagle

At Cal State LA, you belong. Become a part of our vibrant campus community.

The Golden Eagle community is here to support your academic, personal and professional goals.

Join one of our more than 130 student organizations or start your own. Make friendships that will last a lifetime. Create community that feels like home.

Take advantage of our numerous support services, resources and events that help you earn your degree, cultivate your passions and have fun along the way.

Student playing ping pong in housing
Men's soccer celebration
Therapy dog with students
Students volunteering in I Serve LA T-Shirts

“I felt like Cal State LA always tried to go above and beyond to give students what they need to have a successful college career and I am very thankful that I chose this university to attend.”

– Myricia Amey, Class of 2020

Myricia Amey

“I felt like Cal State LA always tried to go above and beyond to give students what they need to have a successful college career and I am very thankful that I chose this university to attend.”

– Myricia Amey, Class of 2020

Myricia Amey

“I felt like Cal State LA always tried to go above and beyond to give students what they need to have a successful college career and I am very thankful that I chose this university to attend.”

– Myricia Amey, Class of 2020

Myricia Amey
Colorful depiction of Cal State LA's campus