Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, Los Angeles

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
DEGREES GRANTED 2011-12
Total Degree Awards Los Angeles % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Bachelor's 2,9944%76,42745%
Master's9945%19,51728%
Doctoral00%2081%
Total3,9884%96,15238%

BACHELOR'S DEGREE AWARDS 2011-12
By Racial and Ethnic Background Los Angeles % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
African American / Black1635%3,40246%
American Indian / Alaskan Native51%47041%
Asian5835%12,18935%
Hispanic1,1016%18,63757%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander589%62059%
White4091%28,01843%
Two or More Races302%1,77174%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown4816%8,45847%
Non-Resident Alien1646%2,86244%
Total2,9944%76,42745%
In High Demand Fields Los Angeles % of
CSU
CSU % of
State
Public Administration1148%1,42952%
Criminal Justice1797%2,58770%
Nursing1626%2,57553%
Life Science4105%8,22439%
Information Technology524%1,28428%
Business and Professional Services6464%16,11950%

REGULAR AND INTERNSHIP CREDENTIALS 2010-11
  Los Angeles % of
CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject1394%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1534%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist1648%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics(NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing (.pdf)

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (Fall 2010)
Los Angeles Undergraduates 16,098
Los Angeles Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients 9,615
Los Angeles Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 60%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates 42%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates 36%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates 35%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
Los Angeles Bachelor's Degrees 2,994
Los Angeles Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients 1,933
Los Angeles Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 65%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees 49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES)

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $7,897
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $27,252
Los Angeles average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $6,095
Los Angeles average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 $2,334
Los Angeles "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2011-12 38%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Los Angeles Percentage 24%
State Percentage 51%
National Public Four-Year Percentage 57%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage 65%
Average Loan Debt of 2010-11 Baccalaureate Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Los Angeles Average $12,108
State Average $18,879
National Public Four-Year Average $29,059
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average $23,065
Loan Debt Default Rate
Los Angeles Default Rate 3.2%
CSU Default Rate 5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate 6%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate 5.2%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt (.pdf)" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, and The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients—PayScale (2012)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities $41,392
Los Angeles graduates' median starting salary $44,000
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities $70,407
Los Angeles graduates' mid-career median salary $72,000
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.