California State University-Dominguez Hills

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,742
2022 Average Net Price
$5,068
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.807%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
89.1%
19,165 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
16,426
71.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.5%
584 Graduates

About

California State University-Dominguez Hills is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at California State University-Dominguez Hills were General Business Administration & Management (591 degrees awarded), General Psychology (576 degrees), and Sociology (286 degrees).

In 2022, 4,499 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California State University-Dominguez Hills. 68.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,707 degrees), 5.72 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (473 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,742, which is $−18,254 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,742, which is $−18,254 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,068.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending California State University-Dominguez Hills received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,742
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills was $5,742. The cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $−18,254 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$5,068
2022 Value
12.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 California State University-Dominguez Hills had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,068. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew by 12.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,386
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California State University-Dominguez Hills was of $17,386 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 7.31% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies increased by 10% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at California State University-Dominguez Hills received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, 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.
0.807%
2019 Default Rate
22
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at California State University-Dominguez Hills was 0.807%, which represents 22 out of the 2727 total borrowers.

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Admissions

California State University-Dominguez Hills received 19,165 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 14.5% annual growth. Out of those 19,165 applicants, 17,082 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 89.1% acceptance rate.

There were 16,426 students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2022.

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an overall enrollment yield of 12.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

89.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
17,082
Accepted Out of 19,165

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California State University-Dominguez Hills was 89.1% (17,082 admissions from 19,165 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 89.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 14.5%, while admissions grew by 13.9%..

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Enrollment

California State University-Dominguez Hills had a total enrollment of 16,426 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 11,785 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,641. This means that 71.7% 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 67.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 7.51% Asian, 6.57% White, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.225% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.11% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (46.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (27.9%) and Black or African American Female (7.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (36.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (10.5%) and White Female (10.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,426 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 11,785 and the part-time enrollment is 4,641. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2022 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 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), California State University-Dominguez Hills had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    11,135 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,815 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,234 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 67.8% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 7.51% Asian, 6.57% White, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.225% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.11% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 473 students (2.88%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,651 more women than men received degrees from California State University-Dominguez Hills. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino (2,707 degrees awarded). There were 5.72 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (473 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills is General Business Administration & Management (591 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (576 degrees) and Sociology (286 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (331 degrees awarded), Psychology (593 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (149 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

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 Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (395,865 people), Other managers (378,006 people), Social workers, all other (319,062 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (273,700 people), and Police officers (189,034 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees awarded), Psychology (593 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (149 degrees), Social Sciences (370 degrees), and Protective Services (249 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees awarded), Psychology (593 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (149 degrees), Social Sciences (370 degrees), and Protective Services (249 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (770,059 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (557,086 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (446,755 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (398,664 people), and Legal services (336,337 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (331 degrees awarded), Psychology (593 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (149 degrees), Social Sciences (370 degrees), and Protective Services (249 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2021)
  1. 624 degrees awarded
  2. 503 degrees awarded
  3. 295 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills was General Business Administration & Management with 624 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,424
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,075
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,424 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is 0.463 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,075).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 291 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.936 times less than the 311 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 470 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Psychology, which is 3.82 times more than the 123 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 12% 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, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (67.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at California State University-Dominguez Hills is Female and Asian (67.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.03% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,707 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    473 degrees awarded
  3. White
    430 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino (2,707 degrees awarded). There were 5.72 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (473 degrees).

3.6% of degree recipients (162 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,910 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    797 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    346 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino female (1,910 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (797 degrees).

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Operations

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at nearly $19.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−39.1%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, California State University-Dominguez Hills had a total salary expenditure of 352M. California State University-Dominguez Hills employs 131 Lecturers, 114 Professors and 95 Assistant professors. Most academics at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Female Lecturer (82), Male Professor (63), and Female Assistant professor (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 162 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 150 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 131 employees.

Endowment

$19.8M
2022 Endowment
8.71%
growth from 2021

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at about $19.8M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew 8.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $26.8M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$116M
2022 Salaries
5.37%
growth from 2021

In 2022, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a median of $116M in salaries, which represents 33% of their overall expenditure ($352M) and a 5.37% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$42.3M
Instructional Salaries
426
Number of Employees

In 2022, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a total of $42.3M to 426 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
131 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
162 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Lecturer with 131 employees, Professor with 114 employees, and Assistant professor with 95 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 162 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 150 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 131 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Lecturer
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills was Female Lecturer with 82 employees, Male Professor with 63 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 60 employees.

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

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