• We learn something every day, and lots of times it’s that what we learned the day before was wrong. Bill Vaughan

Graduate from California State University, Los Angeles



California State University--Los Angeles is a public institution that was founded in 1947. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,439, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 175 acres. It utilizes a quarter-based academic calendar. California State University--Los Angeles's ranking in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities West, 61. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,345 (2016-17); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,505 (2016-17).

The California State University—Los Angeles, also known as Cal State LA or CSULA, is a state school that operates on the quarter system. For students who commute, Cal State LA is fairly accessible; it has a train stop on the Metrolink, and nearly 20 bus lines stop nearby. For students who want to live on campus, the university provides residence halls and apartments.

Through the school’s Early Entrance Program, gifted students can gain admission to Cal State LA when they’re as young as 11 years old. The Cal State LA athletic teams, the Golden Eagles, compete in the NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association. For graduate students, Cal State LA offers degree programs through its Charter College of Education, College of Business & Economics, a nursing program, a fine arts program, and more. Notable alumni of Cal State LA include Billie Jean King, former professional tennis player; Elizabeth Devine, former producer of television show CSI: Miami; and Art Leahy, CEO of the L.A. Metro transportation system.