ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Cal State LA is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We are ranked number one in the United States for the upward mobility of our students.
The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.
Cal State LA transforms lives and fosters thriving communities across greater Los Angeles. We cultivate and amplify our students’ unique talents, diverse life experiences, and intellect through engaged teaching, learning, scholarship, research, and public service that support their overall success, well-being, and the greater good.
Your journey to Student Success and timely graduation begins now. Explore our support services, which help you stay healthy, plan ahead and overcome academic challenges.
Meeting the basic needs of students is vital for ensuring overall well-being and academic success. Learn about University resources that provide food, emergency housing and financial support.
At Cal State LA, we are dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. Through our programs, initiatives and volunteer work in our communities, we enrich our city, our region, our state and our world.
Cal State LA’s commitment to uplifting and transforming the economies and social well-being of communities across the region led to an anchor institution designation by the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities. The University is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution.
IN THE NEWS
CAL STATE LA SELECTED AS ANCHOR INSTITUTION FOR NATIONWIDE CUMU INITIATIVE
The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities selected Cal State LA as an anchor institution as part of a new effort to uplift and transform the economies and social well-being of communities across the nation.