CSU Los Angeles

Organization Address
5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032-4226

Organization Phone
(323) 343-3000


Academic/Research Organizations

University/Research: Single Campus|Education

Organization Description

California State University, Los Angeles, founded in 1947 by action of the California State Legislature, is a comprehensive university that offers programs of higher education in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The University is organized into six schools that house nearly 50 academic departments and divisions. Cal State L.A.’s reputation as a center of learning attracts students from all areas of the United States and from many foreign countries. About one third of the campus’ nearly 21,000 students are engaged in postbaccalaureate study in programs leading to master’s and doctoral degrees; teaching, service, and specialist credentials; certificates; and other types of programs that prepare them for professional advancement. A faculty of about 700 full-time and 385 part-time professors serves a student body of some 21,000 men and women. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in 58 fields, master’s degrees in 53, and the doctor’s degree is offered in one field jointly with nearby UC Campuses.