California State University, Los Angeles

Category: Large public | State: CA

About California State University, Los Angeles

At Cal State LA, we provide transformative educational experiences through outstanding academic programs and renowned professors and researchers. Founded in 1947, we are the premier public comprehensive university in the heart of Los Angeles. We have produced nationally and internationally recognized leaders in fields that include business and industry, visual and performing arts, athletics, science and technology, government, and higher education. We are pushing boundaries and creating new opportunities for discovery and innovation. A comprehensive study published in the New York Times ranks Cal State LA number one in the nation for the upward mobility of our students.

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Why you should attend?

Cal State LA is committed to enhancing the higher education access and success for our nation's active duty, reservists, National Guard, and veterans. We meet our mission by providing programs and services that holistically support the academic and personal enrichment of our students. Founded in 2013, the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is the main campus hub for authentically caring and supportive services for a growing military-connected student population. The VRC is supported by campus leadership and has a robust staff presence to support the admissions, enrollment, persistence, and graduation of student veterans and dependents at Cal State LA.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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Other Expenses$1,480$1,480N/AN/A