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California State University-Northridge

Northridge, CA
University Website: www.csun.edu
Apply Online: www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/
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California State University, Northridge (also known as CSUN or Cal State Northridge) is a public university in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States in the San Fernando Valley.

CSUN is a campus of the California State University system. It was founded first as the Valley satellite campus of Cal State Los Angeles amongst old walnut and citrus groves. It then became an independent college in 1958 as San Fernando Valley State College, with major campus master planning and construction. The University adopted its current name of California State University, Northridge in 1972.

CSUN offers a variety of programs including 134 different Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees in 70 different fields, 3 Doctoral degrees including two Doctor of Education and a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and 24 teaching credentials. The university has over 200,000 alumni. It is also home to a summer musical theater/theater program known as TADW (TeenAge Drama Workshop) that leads teenagers through an intensive six-week training of the fine arts. Cal State Northridge is home to the National Center on Deafness, and each year the university hosts the International Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,632.00 avg tuition

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

Apply online Admissions:
www.csun.edu/anr/
Financial Aid:
www.csun.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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California State University-Northridge

Statistics:
Applied 23,015
Admitted 16,926 74%
Enrolled total 5,195
Full Time: 5,066
Part Time 129
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 400 520
SAT Math 410 530
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 12%
6-year graduation rate 44%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2014-11-30
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

California State University-Northridge

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,472.00 $5,472.00 $16,632.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,016.00 $1,016.00 $1,016.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,738.00 $6,738.00 $15,666.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,016.00 $1,016.00 $1,016.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,276.00 $12,276.00 $4,650.00
Other Expenses $4,370.00 $4,370.00 $4,650.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $1,746.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 71%
Percent receiving grant aid 60%
Avg amount of grant aid $10,225.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 37%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,921.00

California State University-Northridge

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
Asian-American Studies X
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X X
Latin American Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Knowledge Management X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Taxation X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering, General X
Computer Engineering, General X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering, General X X
Manufacturing Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician X
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Rhetoric and Composition X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Environmental Health X X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Physical Therapy/Therapist X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Jewish/Judaic Studies X
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
Urban Studies/Affairs X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X X
Playwriting and Screenwriting X

California State University-Northridge Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
HACU-IES Abroad Scholarship $5000 May 01, 2015
Society of Women Engineers Los Angeles Scholarship $1000 February 27, 2015
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