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California State University, Los Angeles, College of Business and Economics

The College of Business and Economics (CBE) at Cal State LA continues to ascend in the rankings. The business program in the CBE continues to be one of the top 10 in California among public institutions. The college's MBA program is listed by The Princeton Review as one of the Best 296 Business Schools in 2015.

The CBE continues to be a popular destination for students with burgeoning number of undergraduate students. Today, CBE has 4,394 undergraduate business majors, 443 business minors, and 321graduate students in 2 MBA and 4 MS programs. Aligned with the university’s strategic vision the CBE is guided by a strategic plan whose mission and core values are:

  • Mission: The CBE provides undergraduate and graduate business education serving the diverse urban population of the Greater Los Angeles area and international students. We prepare students for careers in a global business environment and to become leaders in the local business community through strong academic standards, scholarly activity, community engagement, and hands-on learning, resulting in social mobility for our students.
  • Core Values: Teaching, intellectual contributions, continuous improvement, collaborative culture, service, student success, community engagement, diversity, entrepreneurship, expanding outreach and visibility in achieving our mission.


  • Accounting
  • Business Law/ Legal Environment
  • CIS/ MIS
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Entrepreneurship/ Small Business Admin
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • Health Services/ Hospital Admin
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain/ Transport/ Logistics
  • Taxation

Other Disciplines:

  • Business Administration
  • Customized
  • Fully-Employed Track
  • Retailing
  • Social Sciences


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on July 04, 2020.