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Nursing at California State University - Dominguez Hills

If you plan to study nursing, take a look at what California State University - Dominguez Hills has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

CSUDH is located in Carson, California and has a total student population of 18,687. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 195 students received a bachelor's degree in nursing from CSUDH.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

CSUDH Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at CSUDH

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? CSUDH offers distance education options for nursing at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

CSUDH Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at CSUDH compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at CSUDH is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 24
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 28
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 45
Best Value Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 50
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 55
Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 63
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 73
Best Nursing Schools 101
Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 156
Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 165
Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 176
Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 204
Most Focused Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 212
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 217
Most Popular Nursing Schools 275
Most Focused Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 352
Best Value Nursing Schools 626
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 722
Most Focused Nursing Schools 1,320

In 2021, 61 students received their master’s degree in nursing from CSUDH. This makes it the #165 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from CSUDH Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at CSUDH is $102,298. This is 63% higher than $62,880, which is the national average for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at CSUDH

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at California State University - Dominguez Hills.

CSUDH Nursing Bachelor’s Program

85% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 195 nursing students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from CSUDH, about 15% were men and 85% were women. The typical nursing bachelor's degree program is made up of only 13% men. So male students are more repesented at CSUDH since its program graduates 2% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 36% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from California State University - Dominguez Hills with a bachelor's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 41
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 74
White 41
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

CSUDH Nursing Master’s Program

87% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 61 students who graduated with a master’s in nursing from CSUDH in 2021, 13% were men and 87% were women.


In the nursing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 59% of degree recipients. That is 23% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from California State University - Dominguez Hills with a master's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 19
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 20
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

CSUDH also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

If you plan to be a nursing major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at California State University - Dominguez Hills. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 256
Clinical Nurse Specialist 2
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 2

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for CA, the home state for California State University - Dominguez Hills.

Occupation Jobs in CA Average Salary in CA
Registered Nurses 294,510 $106,950
Medical and Health Services Managers 34,510 $125,770
Nurse Practitioners 13,420 $133,780
Nursing Instructors and Professors 3,390 $101,320
Nurse Anesthetists 1,180 $212,210


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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