California State University-Dominguez Hills

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,742
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$4,683
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.16%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
81.2%
19,399 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
18,687
74.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
47.5%
611 Graduates

About

California State University-Dominguez Hills is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at California State University-Dominguez Hills were General Business Administration & Management (575 degrees awarded), General Psychology (499 degrees), and Sociology (246 degrees).

In 2020, 4,099 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at California State University-Dominguez Hills. 67% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,331 degrees), 5.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (454 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,742, which is $−16,788 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $5,742, which is $−16,788 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,683.

In 2020, 82% of undergraduate students attending California State University-Dominguez Hills received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 27% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,742
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills was $5,742. The cost of tuition at California State University-Dominguez Hills is $−16,788 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$4,683
2020 Value
1.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 California State University-Dominguez Hills had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,683. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew by 1.94%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,063
Room and Board
$1,970
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at California State University-Dominguez Hills was of $14,063 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,970. The cost of room and board increased by 4.02% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 3.68% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
27%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at California State University-Dominguez Hills received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2019, when 80% 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.
4.16%
2018 Default Rate
117
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at California State University-Dominguez Hills was 4.16%, which represents 117 out of the 2815 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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predictive-analysisAdmissions

California State University-Dominguez Hills received 19,399 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 7.02% annual decline. Out of those 19,399 applicants, 15,752 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.2% acceptance rate.

There were 18,687 students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an overall enrollment yield of 14.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
15,752
Accepted Out of 19,399

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of California State University-Dominguez Hills was 81.2% (15,752 admissions from 19,399 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 77%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −7.02%, while admissions declined by −1.95%.

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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 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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California State University-Dominguez Hills has a total enrollment of 18,687 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 13,890 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,797. This means that 74.3% 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 64% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 7.67% Asian, 7.07% White, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.123% 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 (45.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (24%) and Black or African American Female (7.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.7%), followed by White Female (11.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,687 students. The full-time enrollment at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 13,890 and the part-time enrollment is 4,797. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at California State University-Dominguez Hills are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 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 78%. 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
    11,956
  2. Black or African American
    2,018
  3. Asian
    1,434

The enrolled student population at California State University-Dominguez Hills is 64% Hispanic or Latino, 10.8% Black or African American, 7.67% Asian, 7.07% White, 2.43% Two or More Races, 0.289% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.123% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% 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, 566 students (3.03%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 1391 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 (2,331 degrees awarded). There were 5.13 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (454 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills is General Business Administration & Management (575 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (499 degrees) and Sociology (246 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 (337 degrees awarded), Psychology (519 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (140 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 Elementary & middle school teachers (317,871 people), Other managers (264,647 people), Social workers, all other (245,190 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (165,236 people), and Postsecondary teachers (160,874 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (337 degrees awarded), Psychology (519 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (140 degrees), English (91 degrees), and Communications (192 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, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (337 degrees awarded), Psychology (519 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (140 degrees), English (91 degrees), and Communications (192 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 (776,464 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (434,559 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (344,935 people), Individual & family services (243,918 people), and Outpatient care centers (230,580 people).

The most specialized majors at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Public Administration and Social Service (337 degrees awarded), Psychology (519 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (140 degrees), English (91 degrees), and Communications (192 degrees).

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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
  1. 575 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 499 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 246 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at California State University-Dominguez Hills was General Business Administration & Management with 575 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,354
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,745
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,354 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is 0.493 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,745).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 325 degrees were awarded to men at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 304 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 402 degrees were awarded to women at California State University-Dominguez Hills in General Psychology, which is 3.44 times more than the 117 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 10% 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, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 50% 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 (74.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at California State University-Dominguez Hills is Female and Asian (74.4% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 0.982% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,331 degrees awarded
  2. White
    454 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    453 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino (2,331 degrees awarded). There were 5.13 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (454 degrees).

3.54% of degree recipients (145 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,631 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    700 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    345 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at California State University-Dominguez Hills is hispanic or latino female (1,631 degrees awarded). There were 2.33 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (700 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at nearly $14M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.82M (20.2%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, California State University-Dominguez Hills had a total salary expenditure of $322M. California State University-Dominguez Hills employs 128 Lecturers, 111 Professors, and 111 Assistant professors. Most academics at California State University-Dominguez Hills are Female Lecturers (73), Female Assistant professors(68), and Male Professors (63).

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 165 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 149 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 142 employees.

Endowment

$14M
2020 Endowment
11.4%
growth from 2019

California State University-Dominguez Hills has an endowment valued at about $14M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of California State University-Dominguez Hills grew 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.7M 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. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, California State University-Dominguez Hills received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$112M
2020 Salaries
9.12%
growth from 2019

In 2020, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a median of $112M in salaries, which represents 34.8% of their overall expenditure ($322M) and a 9.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.17% growth from 2018 and a 6.33% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$38.4M
Instructional Salaries
419
Number of Employees

In 2020, California State University-Dominguez Hills paid a total of $38.4M to 419 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

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

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills were Lecturer with 128 employees; Professor with 111 employees; and Professor with 111 employees.

In 2020, 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 165 employees; Business and Financial Operations with 149 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 142 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at California State University-Dominguez Hills was Female Lecturer with 73 employees, Female Assistant professor with 68 employees, and Male Professor with 63 employees.

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

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