California State University-Los Angeles Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.02 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 110 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 2 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 27,827 (24,074 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 43% part-time, 57% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $8,073 in-state; $17,577 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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2.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2015

Everything is ok except for the quality of instructors. The instructors are people with extreme psychological problems which shows by their bitterness and contempt for their job.
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

CSULA has a well established MSW program and offers many opportunities to grow skills in and out of the classroom.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is pretty good and has exposed me to multicultural and global environment. The professors have extensive backgrounds in their field and they demonstrate a genuine desire to teach and help the students to achieve their goals. They would keep you updated with all the conferences and competitions (related to our field of study) happening across the country and encourage you to participate. The College of Business and Economics also gives Travel Awards for students who want to participate in out-of-state conferences.
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2015

Classes are challenging and rewarding! All of the professors in the program are great as well.
3.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2017

The K-12 Educational Leadership program has a very diverse student cohort, which provides for varied and rich class discussions and interests. The professors seem to be very supportive so far and also very knowledgeable.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Public Administration
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros about my graduate program is the Professors are great. They are always friendly and willing to answer any questions i may have. the Cons is registration. Schools are very impacted so depending on the amount of students, sometimes my registration is not good. However, i am still able to get into some classes without trying to add.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros of graduate school at that once I complete the program I will be able to obtain a position in the Social Work field that will provide me with more experience and will allow me to eventually fullfill my dream of becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Masters Programs provide more subject specific education and allows for students to go into their field of study with more insight into their field of choice. The only con of a Master program that I see is that it costs a lot of money and makes it difficult for students to work during the program.
4.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2017

The pros of the program is that i can do both my credentials for student teaching, and my masters at the same time. The cons of this program is the classes are specifically put in afternoons than mornings. It needs more options.
4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2013

I recently graduated with my M.A. in archaeology from CSULA with an emphasis in California coastal archaeology. Upon graduation I was accepted into UC Davis and am currently pursuing my Ph.D. The California Coastal Archaeology Lab (CCAL) at CSULA provided me with vital training in archaeological method and theory, research design, and even provided me support to publish in academic journals and present at professional conferences. I would not trade my experiences here for anything. In my opinion, CSULA has one of the best archaeology programs in the state.
3.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2011

The sociology department is pretty small but I've got to learn under some of the greatest professors.
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