CSU Dominguez Hills
CSU Dominguez Hills serves a diverse, growing student body and offers a wide range of courses, programs and activities that reflect a commitment to multiculturalism and prepare students for success in a global society. Students can choose from a strong selection of academic programs reflecting today’s high-demand fields, such as teacher education, healthcare and nursing, and business administration. A leader in distance-learning, the university offers nine academic degree programs and seven certificate programs online. The new Library South Wing is a state-of-the-art facility that will serve the university far into the 21st century. The campus is also home to The Home Depot Center, a world-class stadium in Southern California.
High Magnitude Economic Impact
CSU Dominguez Hills’ annual impact on the Los Angeles region and the State of California is enormous:
- Annual spending related to CSU Dominguez Hills ($190 million) generates a total impact of $328.4 million on the regional economy, and nearly $335.3 million on the statewide economy.
- This impact sustains nearly 3,000 jobs in the region and statewide economy.
- Per year, the impact generates more than $18.5 million in local and nearly $20 million in statewide tax revenue.
- Even greater—more than $1 billion of the earnings by alumni from CSU Dominguez Hills are attributable to their CSU degrees, which creates an additional $1.7 billion of industry activity throughout the state.
CSU Dominguez Hills improves California’s economy with research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
- CSU campuses consistently earn national accolades for the quality of their teaching programs. Some of the campuses, for example, house alternatives to large, traditional high schools. The California Academy of Math and Science on the CSU Dominguez Hills campus is one such example. The Transition to Teaching Program at CSU Dominguez Hills is an alternative teacher certification model to prepare highly qualified candidates to teach mathematics, science, special education, and English in hard-to-staff secondary schools in local school districts.
- CSU Dominguez Hills’ Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Public Administration, M.A. in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, and M.S. in Quality Assurance have been recognized by GetEducated.com as among the top 10 “best buys” in online programs.
- The Institute for Entrepreneurship, Small Business Development, and Global Logistics at CSU Dominguez Hills focuses on minority and female entrepreneurs. The Institute holds an annual business plan competition where student teams compete on abstracts, business plans, and oral presentations, evaluated by entrepreneurs and professionals.
- The Department of Computer Science at CSU Dominguez Hills has formed strong partnerships with local companies. Along with providing instructors from the industry, student internships and avenues of employment to graduates, corporate partners assist the university in developing curriculum that reflects the needs of employers.
CSU Dominguez Hills enhances the quality of life in the Los Angeles region through community service, arts, culture, and sports.
- CSU’s NCAA athletic programs are enhanced by the high quality of athletic facilities on CSU campuses, such as the world-class Home Depot Center at CSU Dominguez Hills for soccer and tennis. The center is an official U.S. Olympic training site and is home to major league soccer’s L.A. Galaxy and Chivas USA.
- CSU Dominguez Hills is also a center for cultural life in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. The University Art Gallery is considered to be one of the major exhibition spaces in the South Bay and the nationally recognized Black Theatre Program offers award-winning productions. The Loker Student Union features a fine dining restaurant and sports bar, event facilities, and an 800-seat ballroom.
A University for All Californians
The student body at CSU Dominguez Hills proudly reflects one of California’s greatest strengths—its ethnic and cultural diversity. The university’s student body is 28 percent African American, 42 percent Hispanic, 18 percent White, 12 percent Asian American/Pacific Islander and 0.3 percent Native American.
California State University Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747, Phone: (310) 243-3696.