About the University

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California State University, Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, metropolitan university primarily serving the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Established in 1960, CSU Dominguez Hills is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.

CSU Dominguez Hills is a gem with an exceptional cast of faculty, staff, and students. Our state-of-the art educational institution is equipped with smart classrooms, new sports facilities, and a serene environment for students to grow and learn. At CSU Dominguez Hills, we work with our community and friends closely to do outreach projects with area charities, non profit organizations, schools, and libraries.


Founded: 1960
Classification: Public, co-educational
Degrees Granted: Bachelor’s, Master’s
Enrollment: 14,687 (as if Fall 2014)

Academic Programs
46 undergraduate majors
22 graduate majors

Six Colleges
College of Arts and Humanities
College of Business Administration and Public Policy
College of Education
College of Extended and International Education
College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences


Park-like campus on 346 acres in South Bay of Los Angeles County

Over 90,000 worldwide

10 intercollegiate NCAA Division II teams

Athletics Nickname

Burgundy and Gold

Dr. Willie Hagan, President

President’s Cabinet
Dr. Ellen Junn, Provost/Vice President, Academic Affairs
Mr. Robert Fenning, Vice President, Administration and Finance
Mr. Chris Manriquez, Vice President of Information Technology
Dr. William Franklin, Vice President, Student Affairs
Ms. Carrie Stewart, Vice President, University Advancement
Dr. Keith Boyum, Special Assistant for Strategic Academic Initiatives
Ms. Naomi Goodwin, Chief of Staff


View the chronicle of California State University, Dominguez Hills – from the Dominguez family to the recent dedication of Welch Hall.

Strategic Plan & Mission Statement
For half a century, California State University, Dominguez Hills has served as an integral member of and vital educational resource for the South Bay and all of Los Angeles County. As we mark our 50th anniversary, we take this opportunity to re-examine our institutional vision, mission and goals moving forward, as well as our strategy for achieving them.

Campus Amenities
Find out what features make our California State University, Dominguez Hills unique.

Campus Profile
Get a snapshot of the university in numbers, from student profiles, diversity scorecards, faculty profiles, to number of degrees earned.

Campus Location
Find out what makes our campus location special.

Visit Us
Find out what California State University, Dominguez Hills has to offer by visiting our beautiful campus. Site includes Driving Directions, Campus Map, Parking Machines and more.