Outcomes at Cal State LA

Graduation Rate
51.68%
Transfer-out Rate
2.38%
Retention Rate
82.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at California State University-Los Angeles is 51.68% last year which is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. 1,496 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 2,895 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 60.00%.
The transfer-out rate is 2.38% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. The retention rate (full-time students) is 82% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at California State University-Los Angeles. 1,496 students have completed and 69 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 253 students still enrolled and 1,077 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or Equivalent
Total (Candidates)2,8952,895
Completers1,496
(51.68%)
1,496
Transfer-out69
(2.38%)
69
Still Enrolled253
(8.74%)
253
No Longer Enrolled1,077
(37.20%)
1,077

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 235 students have completed in 4 years and additional 816 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)235
(8.12%)
74
(6.27%)
161
(9.39%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)816
(28.19%)
289
(24.49%)
527
(30.73%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)445
(15.37%)
184
(15.59%)
261
(15.22%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total51.68% (1,496/2,895) 46.36% (547/1,180) 55.34% (949/1,715)
Asian66.42% (269/405) 65.15% (129/198) 67.63% (140/207)
Black (Non-Hispanic)42.53% (37/87) 30.77% (8/26) 47.54% (29/61)
Hispanic49.32% (1,009/2,046) 42.59% (345/810) 53.72% (664/1,236)
White51.55% (50/97) 41.67% (20/48) 61.22% (30/49)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander33.33% (1/3) 0.00% (0/1) 50.00% (1/2)
Two or More Race30.56% (11/36) 25.00% (2/8) 32.14% (9/28)
Unknown56.00% (28/50) 52.17% (12/23) 59.26% (16/27)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity

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