Universities in California

CSU Dominguez Hills


University Information

Location: Carson, California
Founded: 1960
Undergraduate Students: 12 600
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Public state university
Website: www.csudh.edu


About the University

Centrally located in the South Bay and the heart of Los Angeles, CSU Dominguez Hills is a diverse, welcoming community of learners and educators collaborating to change lives and communities for the better. Through our strong and relevant academic programs, dedicated faculty mentors, supportive staff, and attractive campus and student amenities, CSUDH is committed to connecting our students to an affordable, high-quality and transformative education while providing our communities with a vital resource for talent, knowledge, skills and leadership needed to thrive today and tomorrow. Learn more about CSUDH’s history, mission and values, take a look at our campus facts, read the latest CSUDH news.

California State University, Dominguez Hills (also known as CSUDHDominguez Hills, or Cal State Dominguez Hills) is a public university located in the city of Carson, California in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County and was founded in 1960. The university is part of the 23-school California State University (CSU) system.  CSU describes itself the largest four-year public university system in the United States. CSUDH offers 46 majors for a Bachelor’s degrees, 22 different Master’s degrees, and 17 types of teaching credentials. Dominguez Hills is one of the most ethnically-diverse universities in the United States with the largest percentage of black students of any Cal State campus and has a large population of first-generation college students.

Excerpt from CSU Dominguez Hill’s website.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

The CSU requires all international students to obtain and maintain adequate insurance coverage (health, medical evacuation, and repatriation) during their period of enrollment. Health insurance protects you from having to pay, by yourself, large medical bills that can arise even from simple medical procedures. For more information visit the LewerMark Insrurance website.  

Cost: $747.00 per semester

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students.  Housing is extremely popular and limited so please apply as soon as possible upon acceptance.  Visit the website for more information.

Cost: $$4,272 – $5,408 per semester* 
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information.

Off-campus Housing: You may choose to live off campus near the University, for ressources, contact your international student advisor.

Students on exchange have their tuition waived but are required to pay campus fees of $656.00 per semester.

The average budget per month: $1,600-$1,900

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $11,550.00 per semester.