California State University-Northridge

Northridge, California

Overview

Address18111 Nordhoff St
School Websitewww.csun.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

California State University-Northridge is a large public, 4-year college based in Northridge, California that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 34,856 students applied to California State University-Northridge. Of those students, 17,647 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in California State University-Northridge was $5,742, in addition to fees of $1,151. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend California State University-Northridge.

California State University-Northridge has a 54% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The California State University-Northridge acceptance rate is 51%. To put this into perspective, 17,647 of the 34,856 students who applied to California State University-Northridge in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in California State University-Northridge is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into California State University-Northridge had an SAT score between the range of 930 and 1,130. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for California State University-Northridge was between 16 and 22 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to California State University-Northridge as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At California State University-Northridge, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,742. Combined with fees of $1,151, room and board costs of $11,122, other expenses of $2,952 and the $2,002 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $22,969.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $18,773 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in California State University-Northridge to $34,849 for out-of-state students.

Students at California State University-Northridge are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at California State University-Northridge was $5,257 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 63%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

California State University-Northridge Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio26:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to California State University-Northridge.

California State University-Northridge has a good gender split, with 54% of undergraduates being female and 46% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are California residents; in fact, 97% of all students reside in California. However, 2% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at California State University-Northridge is 26:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from California State University-Northridge to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 22% students enroll at California State University-Northridge part-time; the other 31,524 students enrolled full-time.

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