California State University, Dominguez Hills (also known as CSUDH, Dominguez Hills, or Cal State Dominguez Hills) is a public university within the 23-school California State University (CSU) system. It is located in the city of Carson, California in the South Bayregion of Los Angeles County and was founded in 1960.
In Fall 2016 the university had a total enrollment of 14,731 students comprising 12,632 undergraduates (85.8%) and 2,099 post baccalaureates (14.2%), with over half of the student population identifying as the first in their families to go to college. CSUDH is one of the most ethnically and economically diverse universities in the western United States. It enrolls the largest number and percentage of African American students of any CSU campus and is consistently ranked nationally as a top degree producer for minority students, including graduating more African American students than any public university in California.