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California State University, Los Angeles

United States
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California State University, Los Angeles, founded in 1947 by the California State Legislature, is a comprehensive University that offers programs of higher education in an array of academic and professional fields. The University?s six Colleges, along with the Honors College and College of Professional and Global Education, offer more than 60 academic schools, divisions and departments that draw students from all areas of the United States and the world. About one quarter of the campus? more than 27,000 students are engaged in post baccalaureate study in programs leading to master?s and doctoral degrees, teaching, service, and specialist credentials, certificates, and programs that lead to professional and academic advancement.

Campus life at CSU is fun and vibrant. Cal State LA is home to over 150 student organizations that represent a variety of student interests and plan hundreds of events each year. Student groups are categorized under the following themes: academic, cultural, political, professional, religious, spiritual, service, social, and recreational. These organizations provide limitless opportunities to achieve an active role on campus and to pursue individual interests.

At the heart of Los Angeles, Cal State LA sits upon just over 175 acres with views of Pasadena and the mountains to the north, the San Gabriel Valley to the east, downtown Los Angeles to the west, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula and Catalina Island to the south. The Cal State LA Transit Center makes the University highly accessible by trains and buses serving all regional communities.
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Total average cost: $1767

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Specific entry requirements vary depending on the subject area, level and course. You can view all courses from California State University to filter on courses to understand what requirements they have.

IELTS is accepted at California State University, Los Angeles

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