Graduate Programs Overview

California State University-Los Angeles is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Los Angeles, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,219 for California residents and $17,723 for other students in average.

It offers eighty-eight graduate programs: 54 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 20 Post-Bachelor's, 8 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,185 students have been conferred Master's degree and 12 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameCalifornia State University-Los Angeles
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address5151 State University Dr, Los Angeles, CA
Graduate School Students3,813 students
5 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,219
Student to Faculty24:1 (4.17%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 88 Graduate Programs
54 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 28 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Los Angeles with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For California residents, the tuition & fees are $8,219 and $17,723 for non-California residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $396.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit-$1$396
Books & Supplies$1,046
Room & Board$16,932 (On-Campus) / $16,111 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,317 (On-Campus) / $5,269 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,514$40,018
Off-Campus Total$30,645$40,149
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

California State University-Los Angeles offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 88 major areas - 53 Master's , 2 Doctorate , 23 Post-Bachelor', 7 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Social Sciences
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Social Sciences
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Computer And Information Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism

Graduate Student Population

Total 28,036 students enrolled in California State University-Los Angeles including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,813 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,347 male and 2,466 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,349 full-time and 1,464 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 5 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 397 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,347
Women Students2,466
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,349
Part-time Students1,464
By race/ethnicity 585 White, 213 Black, and 529 Asian students are attending at California State University-Los Angeles. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races80
28 students are younger than 22 and 492 students are older than 65. The school has 2,200 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,093 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under28
40 & Over492
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At California State University-Los Angeles, 5 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 397 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,813
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses5
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses397
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,411
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses5
California Resident5
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0

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