California State University, Northridge

Northridge, CA

California State University, Northridge

Northridge, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,017

$18,897

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
550
25th
440
75th
23
25th
15
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

27

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,271
Declined 9,494
Total Received 27,765
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Public

36,736

undergraduate students

6,000

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

California State at Northridge, founded in 1958, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 353-acre campus is located in the San Fernando Valley, 15 miles from Los Angeles.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 42,736
Established in 1958
Coeducational Coeducational

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356-acre, urban campus in Northridge (Los Angeles population: 3,999,759), 20 miles from Los Angeles; branch campus in Ventura. Major airports serve Los Angeles; bus serves North Hollywood (10 miles); train serves Chatsworth (four miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA
91330

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
460
75th
550
25th
440
75th
23
25th
15
75th
22
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 18,271
Declined 9,494
Total Received 27,765

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-prepatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

75%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,442

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $7,316
Board $4,442
Additional fees $1,275
Books & supplies $1,486
Total $20,261
Average Financial Aid - $9,442
Total with Avg. Aid $10,819
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 818 677-4085
F: 818 677-7887
financial.aid@csun.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

hockey

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, team handball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian-American Studies.
Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Deaf Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering, General.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Health.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Knowledge Management.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music, General.
Music, Other.
Nutrition Sciences.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Radio and Television.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Special Education and Teaching, Other.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Structural Engineering.
Taxation.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Liberal Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

42,736

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

36,736
students

Female
55%
20,091

Male
45%
16,645

14%

6,000
students

Female
68%
4,064

Male
32%
1,936

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

29,784
students

Female
56%
16,570

Male
44%
13,214

19%

6,952
students

Female
51%
3,521

Male
49%
3,431

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
50%
Hispanic/Latino
20%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Spring: August 31

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Counseling services

  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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