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Cal State LA Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the Cal State LA student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. See how California State University - Los Angeles fared in our <nil> diversity report.

Cal State LA Student Population

26,745 Total Students
19,425 Undergraduates
2,526 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend California State University - Los Angeles?

Cal State LA total enrollment is approximately 26,745 students. 19,425 are undergraduates and 2,526 are graduate students.

Cal State LA Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Cal State LA undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Cal State LA Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 14,069
Asian 2,217
International 1,145
White 762
Black or African American 618
Unknown 338
Multi-Ethnic 237
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 22

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Cal State LA Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 67% of full-time grad students are women, and 33% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Cal State LA Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 1,399
Asian 317
White 308
International 233
Black or African American 114
Unknown 93
Multi-Ethnic 56
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Cal State LA Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 18,484
Asian 3,136
International 1,641
White 1,473
Black or African American 966
Unknown 613
Multi-Ethnic 377
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 27

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Los Angeles Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 932
Asian 573
Black or African American 224
Multi-Ethnic 34
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Cal State LA.

Cal State LA Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 15,976 female students and 10,769 male students at Cal State LA.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Cal State LA is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.30 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Cal State LA faculty.

There are approximately 1,531 female teachers and 1,286 male teachers.

Low Geographic Diversity

0.34% Out of State
1.46% Out of the Country

Cal State LA ranks 1,839 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

0.34% of Cal State LA students come from out of state, and 1.46% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  15 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 11 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 3,760
Virginia 2
Georgia 2
Massachusetts 1
Pennsylvania 1

International Students at Cal State LA

Students from 71 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at Cal State LA.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.43% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  79.53 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cal State LA, 41.43% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 7,018
18-19 6,211
20-21 5,610
25-29 5,518
35 and over 1,887
30-34 1,806
Under 18 0

Notes and 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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