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 2012-13
Total Degree Awards Los Angeles % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 3,5994%81,80347%
Master's1,1526%19,07227%
Doctoral93%3342%
Total4,7605%101,20939%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2012-13
by Racial and Ethnic Background Los Angeles % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black1825%3,60247%
American Indian / Alaskan Native51%41443%
Asian6375%13,41338%
Hispanic1,5527%21,68662%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander5810%59753%
White4331%28,99045%
Two or More Races442%2,50669%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown4987%7,57644%
Non-Resident Alien1906%3,01942%
Total3,5994%81,80347%
in High Demand Fields Los Angeles % of CSU CSU % of State
Public Administration21113%1,57362%
Criminal Justice2478%3,01180%
Information Technology1077%1,48630%
Life Science4285%9,25741%
Nursing1245%2,68549%
Business and Professional Services7525%16,45254%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2011-12
Los Angeles % of CSU
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject863%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject1134%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist1488%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2011-12)
Los Angeles Undergraduates17,894
Los Angeles Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients12,102
Los Angeles Pell Percentage of Undergraduates68%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates49%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates35%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates31%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2012-13)
Los Angeles Bachelor's Degrees3,599
Los Angeles Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients2,408
Los Angeles Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees67%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees49%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), College InSight

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2012-13$8,245
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$28,404
Los Angeles average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$6,101
Los Angeles average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-13$1,694
Los Angeles "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2012-1328%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percent of 2011-12 Baccalaureate Recipients who
Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Los Angeles Percentage14%
State Percentage52%
National Public Four-Year Percentage58%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage65%
Average Loan Debt of 2011-12 Baccalaureate
Recipients who Started as Freshmen and Assumed Loans
Los Angeles Average$14,445
State Average$20,269
National Public Four-Year Average$24,443
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$29,309
Loan Debt Default Rate
Los Angeles Default Rate5.4%
CSU Default Rate5.1%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate6.8%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate5.1%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" 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 (2013)
National average starting median salary of graduates from public universities$42,670
Los Angeles graduates' median starting salary$42,900
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$72,026
Los Angeles graduates' mid-career median salary$73,400
Source: "Top State Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.