CSLA Enrollment 1997 release

For immediate release: 10/21/96

Contact: Carol Selkin, Director,
Public Information/Editorial Services
(323) 343-3050


Los Angeles, California -- October 21, 1996 -- California State University, Los Angeles has announced that applications for admission are currently being accepted for the winter and spring quarters, 1997. According to David Godoy, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, applications for winter quarter will be accepted until November 15, 1996 and applications for spring quarter will be accepted until February 15, 1997.

Located at the intersection of the 10 (San Bernardino) and 710 (Long Beach) freeways, the campus is easily accessible by automobile, bus, and Metrolink. Classes are offered from early morning until 10 p.m. The University offers undergraduate degree programs in more than 50 fields and graduate degrees in approximately 45 areas of study.

A mid-sized campus, Cal State L.A. currently enrolls nearly 19,000 students. The University is fully-accredited and will observe its 50th anniversary beginning in June, 1997. Cal State L.A. offers small classes at all levels, ensuring close interaction between students and faculty, and creating numerous opportunities for students to participate in research.

The University is widely recognized for the excellence of its faculty, among whom are nationally honored scientists, experts in business and economics, noted scholars, authors, artists and musicians. The University's Charter School of Education, the first in the nation, is in the forefront of the school reform movement; the School of Engineering and Technology, home of the award-winning Solar Eagle solar cars, has recently been rated among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News and World Reports.

A pre-admission counseling service is offered through the Office of Admissions and University Outreach. Prospective applicants may call (323) 343-3178 to schedule an appointment or to request an application for admission. Applications may also be obtained at the Office of Admissions and University Outreach, located in Student Affairs Building, room 101, off the Administration Building patio. Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For information, call (323) 343-3901.

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