University description (as per official university website)
California State University, Los Angeles was founded in 1947 as the Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences. The university is also referred as CSULA, Cal State L.A., or CSLA and is part of the California State University system. CSLA was renamed to California State College at Los Angeles in 1964. It gained the University status in 1972 and adopted its current name. CSLA is spread over 170 acres in Los Angeles, California. The university is organized into various academic units including:
* Charter College of Education
* College of Arts and Letters
* College of Business and Economics
* College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
* College of Health and Human Services
* College of Natural and Social Sciences
CSLA is home to 7 fraternities, 14 social fraternal organizations, and 7 sororities which are governed by the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, National Panhellenic Conference, and National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations.
To be considered for financial aid, you must:
* be a US citizen or eligible noncitizen;
* be registered with Selective Service (if required);
* be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular matriculated student in a degree objective or teaching credential program. Post-Baccalaureate Unclassified (PBU) students are normally not eligible for financial aid. If you are a PBU student, check with the Center for Student Financial Aid. Extension/continuing education students are ineligible for financial aid.
* be making satisfactory academic progress;
* not owe a refund on a federal grant or be in default on a federal educational loan;
* have financial need (except for Unsubsidized Federal Direct Loans); and
* be a California resident for state financial aid programs (SUG, EOP, Cal Grant A, B and T).
Selective Service Information
If you are a male who is at least 18 years old and born after December 31, 1959, you MUST be registered with Selective Service in order to receive Federal student aid. You may now register with Selective Service online.