California State University-Los Angeles Graduate Program Reviews

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91%
of students recommend
(4.0 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 117 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 4 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 27,680 (23,458 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 28 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 49% part-time, 51% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $7,621 in-state; $16,549 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2018

If you are involved in school and join programs that give you experiences in your choice of career, you will have connections to your work field when you graduate. Therefore you can already have a job lined up for you when you graduate.
2.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2013

I believe that the anthropology program at Cal State LA is very supportive of their students and has great professors.
2.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2014

I feel the pros of the graduate program are the seminars provided that cover a variety of topics within biological sciences. The cons of the graduate program would be the communication of the department with the students.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2013

Great for graduate school, but not as great for undergrad due to the school being 95% commuter.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I am just starting the Graduate Program for Special Education so I am not to sure of any cons. To get into the program was an easy process because of the help of the advisors. They showed me what I needed to do and showed me how to do it. They were always open to talk and give me information when I needed it. They worked with me to come up with a program plan, and let me know different ways that I could attack it to finish up the program.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The greatest part of the program is the meeting people who are in the field and offer personal experiences. Most of the classes are beneficial.
3.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The graduate program at Cal State LA is small and allows for more time with the students to discuss and really delve into art and research. I also really love that is a very versatile graduate program. The cons of a such a small program, however, is to be noticed among other programs, we have to be careful not be an afterthought.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2013

Pros: Excellent Faculty and experienced Professors. Cons: Surrounding area.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2014

As far I'm concerned, I'm happy with the education I'm receiving in the MBA program, especially for the price.
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros of this graduate program is the availability of classes offered for the program. The teachers have a high level of learning which I enjoy. The cons are the surrounding area in Los Angeles and the parking. Other than that, great school with great graduate programs.
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