Founded in 1947, Cal State LA is the premier public comprehensive university in the heart of Los Angeles. The University is ranked number one in the nation for student upward mobility. We are part of the 23-campus California State University system, which is the largest, most diverse public university system in the nation. More than 28,000 students are currently enrolled at Cal State LA. This represents the largest enrollment in the history of the University. Our student population reflects the rich mx of the Los Angeles region. We have produced nationally and internationally recognized leaders in fields that include business and industry, visual and performing arts, athletics, science and technology, government, and higher education. At Cal State LA we are pushing boundaries, and creating new opportunities for discovery and innovation.