California State University, Dominguez Hills

California State University, Dominguez Hills is a university in the Los Angeles area. It is part of the California State University system, the largest system of public higher education in the world. The American Language and Culture Program teaches students university-level English as well as American culture. Successfully completing the program fulfills the English-language requirement to study at CSUDH.

Top reasons to study here

  • Small classes
  • Opportunities to do graduate-level research as an undergraduate
  • Minutes from Southern California beaches, theme parks and other attractions

Preparation Courses

Social Sciences (2)
Humanities (1)



California State University, Dominguez Hills was established in 1960. Located just south of downtown Los Angeles, the modern campus is in a safe, residential suburb, just minutes from Hollywood, sunny California beaches, Disneyland, and other world famous attractions.


CSUDH has six outstanding colleges to choose from, offering more than 100 majors and concentrations. Colleges include the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Business Administration and Public Policy, the College of Education, the College of Extended and International Education, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, and the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing.


CSUDH graduates are employed in many fields, including business, healthcare, information technology, biotechnology, public administration, and much more. Organizations include Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and state and local government.


Student services

The International Students Services (ISS) office provides services to international students on F-1 visas. ISS also coordinates cultural and social events that allow our students to share their national heritage and become involved with the campus community.

Housing services

CSUDH offers excellent, fully-furnished, safe and convenient on-campus apartments for international students. Classes and recreational and cultural activities are just a short walk away. Available for move-in upon arrival, international students can live with American students while practicing their English, and while making lifelong friends!

Additional features include free wifi, cable tv hook-up, basketball and volleyball courts, laundry facilities, barbeques, movie nights, and social events.


Other housing options include off-campus apartments, homestay, and, for short stays, hotels and youth hostels.

Library services

The new wing of CSUDH’s library was recently completed. The stunning new building includes study portals, language cubicles, and collaborative spaces to meet students’ every study need. Online collections serve both campus-based and distance learning students studying worldwide.

ICT services

CSUDH provides IT support for all of its students.

Medical services

Healthcare facilities are located on campus. 

Student Life

Campus life

Campus facilities and events include the international center, college clubs, campus organizations, the student union, restaurants, farmer’s market, business center, computer labs, e-sports, life-science labs, health services, library, movie showings, and music and theater performances.

Sports facilities

Campus recreation facilities include soccer (futball) pitches, swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, weight rooms, track, and Olympic cycling velodrome.

Student clubs

Campus recreation facilities include soccer (futball) pitches, swimming pools, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts, weight rooms, track, and Olympic cycling velodrome.


California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Carson, California, United States

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