35,552
Students
Financial aid thermometer
18,771
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
48
48%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

California State University, Northridge is a Comprehensive institution located in Northridge, CA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Bayramian Hall 19
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA  91330-8212
United States
Contact Juana Maria Valdivia
Director, Student Outreach and Recruitment
Email: outreach.recruitment@csun.edu
Phone: 818-677-2967

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Asian American Studies Checkmark
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
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Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
Environmental Health Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Health/medical Physics Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

32,913
Applied
15,876
Accepted
35,552
Enrolled
48%

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.24
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 16 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,888
In-state
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Fees

11,122
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

18,771
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,212
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,999
Avg. Loan Aid
1,988
Avg. Grant Aid
16,656
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

35,552
Total undergrad students
9%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 45.8%
Black or African American 4.75%
White or Caucasian 21.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 10.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.35%
Other 4.35%

Gender

Male (46.08%)
Female (53.92%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

2,125
Total Faculty
27:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 888
Part-time - 1,237