2021 Student Population

A total of 26,745 students have enrolled at California State University-Los Angeles - 22,832 undergraduate and 3,913 graduate.
By gender, 10,769 male and 15,976 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 21,951 full-time students and 4,794 part-time students.
The number of students at California State University-Los Angeles is large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its population is very large (average population is 16,208).
California State University-Los Angeles offers online degree/certificate programs and 26,603 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 10,769 male and 15,976 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.67 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total22,83219,4253,407
Men9,3767,7851,591
Women13,45611,6401,816
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total3,9132,5261,387
Men1,393830563
Women2,5201,696824

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 18,484 Hispanic students (69.11%) and 3,136 Asian students (11.73%) at California State University-Los Angeles(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California State University-Los Angeles.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Los Angeles
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native24816
Asian2,6081,3691,239
Black or African American770313457
Hispanic16,3886,38110,007
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander23716
White967424543
Two or More Races294122172
Race/Ethnicity Unknown440208232
Total 22,8329,37613,456
Population by Race/Ethnicity at California State University-Los Angeles
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native422
Asian528197331
Black or African American19668128
Hispanic2,0967011,395
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander404
White506193313
Two or More Races832657
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1737796
Total 3,9131,3932,520

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 18,498 students whose age under twenty five and 3,748 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Los Angeles.
Especially, 555 students are younger than eighteen and 22 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California State University-Los Angeles.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at California State University-Los Angeles
TotalMenWomen
Total22,832 9,37613,456
Under 18555 222333
18-196,321 2,5483,773
20-215,735 2,2483,487
22-245,128 2,1972,931
25-293,024 1,3061,718
30-341,093 481612
35-39441 172269
40-49387 139248
50-64133 5380
65 and over15 105
Total 22,832 9,37613,456
Population by Student Age at California State University-Los Angeles
TotalMenWomen
Total3,913 1,3932,520
20-2132 725
22-24727 202525
25-291,475 513962
30-34816 324492
35-39369 148221
40-49335 135200
50-64152 6290
65 and over7 25
Total 3,913 1,3932,520

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At California State University-Los Angeles, 26,739 students (99.98% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 26,603 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 26,011 students live in California where California State University-Los Angeles is located in and 124 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total26,74522,8323,913
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes26,60322,6933,910
Enrolled Some in Online Classes1361360
Not Enrolled in Online Classes633
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)26,60322,6933,910
California Residents26,01122,3323,679
Other State in U.S.1246559
Outside of U.S.468296172
Unknown000

Online Enrollment Chart