California State University-Dominguez Hills

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,472

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$3,297

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

7.7%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

47.9%

16,642 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

14,731

71.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

42.4%

416 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 (513 degrees awarded), General Psychology (326 degrees), and Sociology (222 degrees).

In 2016, 3,610 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California State University-Dominguez Hills. 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,750 degrees), 3.4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (515 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,472, which is $-14,688 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,472, which is $-14,688 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,297.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 33% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,472

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills was $5,472. The cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $-14,688 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$3,297

2016 Value

12.4%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 California State University-Dominguez Hills had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,297. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew by 12.4%.

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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 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,764. The cost of room and board increased by 2.88% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.03% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

33%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

79% of undergraduate students at California State University-Dominguez Hills received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 5.33% with respect to 2015, when 75% 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.

7.7%

2015 Default Rate

260

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at California State University-Dominguez Hills was 7.7%, which represents 260 out of the 3377 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 16,642 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.9% annual growth. Out of those 16,642 applicants, 7,974 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47.9% acceptance rate.

There were 14,731 students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an overall enrollment yield of 16.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

7,974

Accepted Out of 16,642

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California State University-Dominguez Hills was 47.9% (7,974 admissions from 16,642 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 52.8%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 3.9%, while admissions declined by -5.66%.

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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 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

California State University-Dominguez Hills has a total enrollment of 14,731 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 10,489 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,242. This means that 71.2% 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, 13% Black or African American, 10.3% Asian, 8.85% White, 2.8% Two or More Races, 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.109% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (40.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (22.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (30%), followed by White Female (13.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,731 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 10,489 and the part-time enrollment is 4,242. This means that 71.2% of students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2016 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 82%. 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

    8,442

  2. Black or African American

    1,920

  3. Asian

    1,511

The enrolled student population at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 57.3% Hispanic or Latino, 13% Black or African American, 10.3% Asian, 8.85% White, 2.8% Two or More Races, 0.292% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.109% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 519 students (3.52%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1268 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 (1,750 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (515 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills is General Business Administration & Management (513 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (326 degrees) and Sociology (222 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 (290 degrees awarded), Psychology (340 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (127 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 Miscellaneous managers (451,660 people), Social workers (376,039 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (367,835 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (345,172 people), and Counselors (256,563 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (290 degrees awarded), Psychology (340 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (127 degrees), Communications (201 degrees), and Social Sciences (298 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

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 Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (290 degrees awarded), Psychology (340 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (127 degrees), Communications (201 degrees), and Social Sciences (298 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 (762,565 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (475,166 people), Hospitals (426,596 people), Legal services (314,818 people), and Individual & family services (298,844 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (290 degrees awarded), Psychology (340 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (127 degrees), Communications (201 degrees), and Social Sciences (298 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. 513 degrees awarded

  2. 326 degrees awarded

  3. 222 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills was General Business Administration & Management with 513 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,171

  2. 2,439

In 2016, 1,171 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is 0.48 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,439).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 254 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.852 times less than the 298 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 298 degrees were awarded to women at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.17 times more than the 254 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

32%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 5% 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, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at California State University-Dominguez Hills is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.92% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,750 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    515 degrees awarded

  3. White

    511 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino (1,750 degrees awarded). There were 3.4 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (515 degrees).

6.37% of degree recipients (230 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1,212 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Male

    538 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    352 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino female (1,212 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (538 degrees).

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Operations

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at nearly $14.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $507k (3.59%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, California State University-Dominguez Hills had a total expenditure of $196M. Of that $196M, they spent $84.5M on salaries and $196M on benefits.

California State University-Dominguez Hills employs 100 Professors, 99 Lecturers, and 73 Assistant professors. Most academics at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Male Professors (55), Male Lecturers(50), and Female Lecturers (49).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills are: Office and Administrative Support, with 133 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 112 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 104 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$14.1M

2015 Endowment

4.61%

growth from 2014

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at about $14.1M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew 4.61% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.7M 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. $3M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, California State University-Dominguez Hills received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$84.5M

Salary Expenditure

$196M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, California State University-Dominguez Hills had a total expenditure of $196M. Of that $196M, they spent $84.5M on salaries and $196M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at California State University-Dominguez Hills as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$84.5M

2015 Salaries

9.95%

growth from 2014

In 2015, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a median of $84.5M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($196M) and a 9.95% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8% growth from 2013 and a 0.792% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$25.6M

Instructional Salaries

315

Number of Employees

In 2015, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a total of $25.6M to 315 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

100 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

133 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Professor with 100 employees; Lecturer with 99 employees; and Lecturer with 73 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Office and Administrative Support with 133 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 112 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 104 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Lecturer

  3. Female Lecturer

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills was Male Professor with 55 employees, Male Lecturer with 50 employees, and Female Lecturer with 49 employees.

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

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