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How Well Is California State University - Dominguez Hills Ranked?

2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

California State University - Dominguez Hills was awarded 1,458 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is quality control technology/technician.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, CSUDH is ranked #1,042 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This is an improvement over the previous year, when CSUDH held the #1,206 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

CSUDH is also ranked #136 out of 203 schools in California.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CSUDH?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, California State University - Dominguez Hills is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 81%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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California State University - Dominguez Hills Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At California State University - Dominguez Hills, this rate is 27 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at California State University - Dominguez Hills is 41%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at California State University - Dominguez Hills

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 78% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like California State University - Dominguez Hills enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

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Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full time students who obtain their bachelor's degree in four years or less. This rate is 10% for first-time, full-time students at CSUDH, which is lower than the national rate of 33.3%.

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California State University - Dominguez Hills Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,022 undergraduates at CSUDH with 12,451 being full-time and 3,571 being part-time.

How Much Does California State University - Dominguez Hills Cost?

The overall average net price of CSUDH is $4,215. 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 CSUDH

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$2,455 $3,115 $6,907 $10,904 $13,551

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CSUDH, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 2.6%. 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.

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How Much Money Do CSUDH Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CSUDH make around $44,700 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for CSUDH students since it is 12% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of California State University - Dominguez Hills

California State University - Dominguez Hills is a public institution situated in Carson, California. The location of CSUDH is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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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: https://www.csudh.edu/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/csudh/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dominguezhills

California State University - Dominguez Hills Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 54 majors graduated from California State University - Dominguez Hills. Of these students, 3,285 received undergraduate degrees and 777 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 578 $42,682
General Psychology 499 $27,095
Sociology 246 $31,400
Criminal Justice & Corrections 203 $33,891
Teacher Education Grade Specific 194 $29,685
Liberal Arts General Studies 150 $27,181
Health Sciences & Services 144 NA
Health & Physical Education 140 $27,222
Nursing 130 $95,782
Human Services 121 NA

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Online Learning at CSUDH

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 18,598 students took at least one online class at California State University - Dominguez Hills. This is an increase from the 9,243 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 18,598 17,572
2018-2019 9,243 1,461
2017-2018 7,056 1,589
2016-2017 5,947 1,502
2015-2016 4,388 894

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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