California State University, Dominguez Hills is a four-year public university located in the city of Carson and primarily serving the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. Founded in 1960, the University opened its doors in 1965 in Palos Verdes. Today, the University is in the midst of a vital business and cultural community, close to many of Southern California's entertainment centers and attractions. CSUDH is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic teaching and learning community edicated to excellence and committed to educating a student population of unprecedented diversity for leadership roles in the global community of the 21st Century.
The University six colleges offer 45 undergraduate majors, 24 master's degrees and a number of certificate and credential programs. The programs are taught by excellent and experienced faculty known for their personal commitment to students. Business Administration, Liberal Studies (teacher education program) and Nursing are the top majors of the undergraduate level. CSU Dominguez Hills is dedicated toward serving students and promoting program excellence.
The university offers excellent distance learning opportunities, which include Young Scholar Program, Upper Division Courses, Self-Paced & Instructor-Led Professional Programs. Besides, CSU Dominguez Hills, the largest distance learning program in California, offers students an opportunity to earn ten academic degrees and seven academic certificates without ever coming to campus. DHTV, which broadcasts 20 hours of live, interactive programming each week to more than a million homes via cable tv, can also be seen on the Internet.Accreditation
California State University, Dominguez Hills is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). It is also accredited/approved by other agencies in the following specific fields: Business Administration, Chemistry, Clinical Sciences, Computer Science, Education, Health Science, Music, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Public Administration, and Theatre Arts.Financial Aid
CSU Dominquez Hills provides its students with an opportunity of receiving financial aid. The types of financial aid include Federal Pell Grants, State University Grant, Academic Competitiveness Grants (ACG), National SMART Grants (SMART), Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Educational Opportunity Grant, Cal Grant Programs, Federal Workstudy Program, and Federal Loan programs. Moreover, there is a variety of scholarships available to students of the university.