California State University-Dominguez Hills (CSUDH)

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CSUDH can be found in Carson, CA, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. CSUDH has an enrollment of about fourteen thousand students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this school. Scores between 760 (25th percentile) to 940 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 15 (25th percentile) to 19 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants admitted to California State University-Dominguez Hills. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the CSUDH average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.64 - 2.90. CSUDH sends acceptance letters to about 60 percent of students applying. Of those that are accepted, about 14 percent attended the school. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the CSUDH acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 56%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CSUDH Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for California State University-Dominguez Hills was reported as 57.5% in Fall 2012 with over 14,700 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • CSUDH ACT Scores: 15 - 19
  • CSUDH Average GPA: 2.64 - 2.90

How Hard Is It to Get into California State University-Dominguez Hills?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

When considering the average GPA and SAT/ACT scores of students accepted to California State University-Dominguez Hills and comparing to other schools nationwide, applicant selectivity is lower than most other schools.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for California State University-Dominguez Hills has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 49.3%
  • 2009-2010: 59.0%
  • 2010-2011: 57.9%
  • 2011-2012: 53.1%
  • 2012-2013: 57.5%
  • Projected CSUDH Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 56.0%

How Does CSUDH Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CSUDH is four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Loyola Marymount University54.1%
Biola University72.9%
Chapman University44.7%
Azusa Pacific University79.9%
Pepperdine University37.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to CSUDH (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 20
Math16 - 20
Composite Score15 - 19
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