Cal State LA's commitment to academic excellence provides you with unlimited learning opportunities. Our faculty, considered some of the most gifted and honored educators in the nation, is dedicated to developing the potential of each student. The University works to facilitate student-professor interaction, strengthen individual learning and enhance team-building. The diversity and varied learning and social experiences that abound at Cal State L.A. are equally important for educational enrichment. We strongly believe that these conditions are essential for success in a world of formidable tasks and responsibilities.
Over the last half-century, Cal State L.A. has created an environment where graduates have become successful leaders, creators, reformers, workers, service providers, productive citizens, and supportive family members. They continue to carry on the University's mission to build a just society that is invigorating in its variety and diversity and respectful of both the individual and the values shared by the society.
In 1995, astronaut and physicist Sam Durrance ('72, '74) took the University beyond our earth's boundaries when he carried the Cal State L.A. President's Medallion into space on the Shuttle Endeavour. For all students at California State University, Los Angeles, the opportunities are equally boundless. We look forward to helping you participate fully in the promise of the next century at Cal State L.A.