CSU Dominguez Hills (also known as California State University, Dominguez Hills, CSUDH, Dominguez Hills, Cal State Dominguez Hills, or Dominguez Hills State University)
CSU Dominguez Hills is a public university located in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County and was founded in 1960. The university is part of the 23 school California State Universitysystem. It offers 107 types of Bachelor’s degrees, 45 different Master’s degrees, and 17 types of teaching credentials. The university does not confer Doctoral degrees.
Known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts, CSUDH is also a national leader in distance learning. The University Theatre offers a full array of plays and concerts, and the Art Gallery is a major exhibition space.
For the 2011–2012 academic year, the university had a total enrollment of 13,899 students comprising 11,069 undergraduates (79.6%) and 2,830 post baccalaureates (20.4%).
The university was ranked 35th in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Latinos, 86th for African-Americans and 100th for Asian-Americans by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. CSUDH was ranked 47th nationally in the total number of bachelor’s degrees and 88th in total number of master’s degrees awarded to minority students during the 2012-13 academic year, based on data reported to the U.S. Department of Education. For master’s degrees, Cal State Dominguez Hills was 57th for Latinos and 92nd for Asian-Americans.