California State University-Dominguez Hills

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,742
4.93% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$4,957
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
5.72%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
53.7%
17,385 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
16,219
71% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
42.9%
472 Graduates

About

California State University-Dominguez Hills is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at California State University-Dominguez Hills were General Business Administration & Management (505 degrees awarded), General Psychology (325 degrees), and Sociology (237 degrees).

In 2017, 3,835 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California State University-Dominguez Hills. 65.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,921 degrees), 3.52 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (546 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,742, which is $-14,991 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,742, which is $-14,991 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,957.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 34% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,742
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills was $5,742. The cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $-14,991 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$4,957
2017 Value
50.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 California State University-Dominguez Hills had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,957. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew by 50.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,839
Room and Board
$1,764
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California State University-Dominguez Hills was of $12,839 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
34%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at California State University-Dominguez Hills received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.72%
2016 Default Rate
168
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at California State University-Dominguez Hills was 5.72%, which represents 168 out of the 2935 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

California State University-Dominguez Hills received 17,385 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.46% annual growth. Out of those 17,385 applicants, 9,333 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 53.7% acceptance rate.

There were 16,219 students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an overall enrollment yield of 18%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

53.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
9,333
Accepted Out of 17,385

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California State University-Dominguez Hills was 53.7% (9,333 admissions from 17,385 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 47.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 4.46%, while admissions grew by 17%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

California State University-Dominguez Hills has a total enrollment of 16,219 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 11,518 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,701. This means that 71% of students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at California State University-Dominguez Hills, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 9.54% Asian, 9.11% White, 2.89% Two or More Races, 0.271% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (42%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.6%) and Black or African American Female (7.74%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30.3%), followed by White Female (13%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,219 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 11,518 and the part-time enrollment is 4,701. This means that 71% of students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at California State University-Dominguez Hills was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), California State University-Dominguez Hills had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    9,294
  2. Black or African American
    2,029
  3. Asian
    1,548

The enrolled student population at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 57.3% Hispanic or Latino, 12.5% Black or African American, 9.54% Asian, 9.11% White, 2.89% Two or More Races, 0.271% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.111% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 608 students (3.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1211 more women than men received degrees from California State University-Dominguez Hills. The majority of degree recipients at California State University-Dominguez Hills are hispanic or latino (1,921 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (546 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills is General Business Administration & Management (505 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (325 degrees) and Sociology (237 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at California State University-Dominguez Hills, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (328 degrees awarded), Psychology (334 degrees), and Communications (221 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Other managers (393,606 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (388,595 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (375,935 people), Social workers, all other (321,859 people), and Postsecondary teachers (176,895 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (328 degrees awarded), Psychology (334 degrees), Communications (221 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (128 degrees), and Social Sciences (297 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Dentists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (328 degrees awarded), Psychology (334 degrees), Communications (221 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (128 degrees), and Social Sciences (297 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Elementary & secondary schools (813,203 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (497,413 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (410,502 people), Legal services (331,970 people), and Individual & family services (280,868 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (328 degrees awarded), Psychology (334 degrees), Communications (221 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (128 degrees), and Social Sciences (297 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by California State University-Dominguez Hills.
Most Common
  1. 505 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 325 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 237 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills was General Business Administration & Management with 505 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 1,312
  2. 2,523

In 2017, 1,312 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is 0.52 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,523).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 288 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.06 times more than the 272 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 272 degrees were awarded to women at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.944 times less than the 288 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 6% of students graduating from California State University-Dominguez Hills completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (57.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at California State University-Dominguez Hills is Male and Two or More Races (57.1% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.48% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,921 degrees awarded
  2. White
    546 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    532 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino (1,921 degrees awarded). There were 3.52 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (546 degrees).

5.32% of degree recipients (204 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,305 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    616 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    387 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino female (1,305 degrees awarded). There were 2.12 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (616 degrees).

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Operations

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at nearly $9.94M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $509k (5.12%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, California State University-Dominguez Hills had a total salary expenditure of $218M. California State University-Dominguez Hills employs 122 Lecturers, 97 Professors, and 76 Assistant professors. Most academics at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Female Lecturers (68), Male Lecturers(54), and Male Professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills are: Office and Administrative Support, with 138 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 125 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 112 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$9.94M
2017 Endowment
10.4%
growth from 2016

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at about $9.94M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew 10.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $23.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $17.9k - Local

As of 2017, California State University-Dominguez Hills received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $17.9k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$89.3M
2017 Salaries
7.67%
growth from 2016

In 2017, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a median of $89.3M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($218M) and a 7.67% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.82% decline from 2015 and a 9.95% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31M
Instructional Salaries
354
Number of Employees

In 2017, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a total of $31M to 354 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
122 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
138 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Lecturer with 122 employees; Professor with 97 employees; and Professor with 76 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Office and Administrative Support with 138 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 125 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 112 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Lecturer
  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills was Female Lecturer with 68 employees, Male Lecturer with 54 employees, and Male Professor with 54 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at California State University-Dominguez Hills.

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