California State University-Los Angeles (CSULA) — public non-profit university. It is located in Los Angeles, United States. CSULA is working together with California State University System, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

The university is among the top-1220 best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. CSULA is one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the USA. Thousands of students dream of studying here.

CSULA offers bachelor and master programs in different fields of study.

Los Angeles, United States
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CSULA tuition fees

The academic calendar at CSULA is divided into quarters, however, for convenience tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at CSULA are different for locals and foreigners. United States citizens pay 6,790 USD per year, while international students pay a minimum of 16,292 USD. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. The exact cost of programs and information on the availability of scholarships can be found on the website of the university.

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Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
6,790 USD/year
16,292 USD/year
8,214 USD/year
16,292 USD/year

Additional costs

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Room and board
on campus
16,932 USD/year
off campus
16,111 USD/year
Other expensestransport, personal expenses, university fees
on campus
4,317 USD/year
off campus
5,269 USD/year

Bachelor degree at CSULA

The admissions committee of the educational institution pays attention to applicant's school grades. The applicant's GPA must not be lower than 3. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 61. The IELTS score is not lower than 5.5. Applicants will need a subject exam — ACT or SAT.


Master's degree at CSULA

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. It is impossible to enter CSULA for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 80. IELTS — 6 or higher.


CSULA campus

The campus of the educational institution is located in Los Angeles. This opens up all the delights of life in a big city for students: a rich infrastructure, a large selection of entertainment, convenient transport, as well as more opportunities for internships or part-time jobs. However, for some students, such an abundance of opportunities can be distracting. The university has a library, in the collection of which you will find not only textbooks and scientific works, but also works of the classics, modern literature and much more. CSULA regularly accepts students for international exchange programs, providing both local and international students with the opportunity to come into contact with different cultures and gain unique experience.

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What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in United States for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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