California State University – Northridge

Address:
18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330
Phone:
818-677-1200
Website:
http://www.csun.edu
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About California State University – Northridge

California State University – Northridge is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. Up to 50% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in over half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate29,576
 Graduate5,622
 Total35,198
GenderFemale57%
 Male43%
Student Age% Under 2568%
 % 25 and Over32%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time70%
 % Part-time30%
Race/Ethnicity% White31.0%
 % Black7.4%
 % Asian11.6%
 % Latino29.5%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown13.6%
 % International student7%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal20,657
 % Admitted73%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled28%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Neither required nor recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT79%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT23%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800520 / 800
 SAT Math400 / 800540 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite16 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$55
 Graduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,076
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$16,236
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid66%
 % Undergraduates with Loans29%
 % Undergraduates with Grants54%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,620
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,414
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,414
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,821
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,821
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,041

Neighborhood Data for the Northridge Area

Median Age33.9
Median Household Income$50,028
Total Population3,782,544
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-951.7%48.3%
 Age 10-1750.7%49.3%
 Age 18-2450.4%49.6%
 Age 25-2951.7%48.3%
 Age 30-3951.7%48.3%
 40+48.4%51.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White51.9%
 % Black9.6%
 % Asian11.4%
 % Latino48.1%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Pacific Islander0.2%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.8%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,414
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$12,414
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,013
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50014.6%8.4%2.6%
 $500 to $74928.6%12.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99932.3%29.5%13.9%
 Over $100024.6%50.1%77.2%
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