California State University-Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330
California State University-Northridge is a public higher education institution that resides in Northridge, California. It was originally founded as a satellite campus of Cal State Los Angeles, but become independent in 1958 as the San Fernando Valley State College, and renamed itself Northridge 1972.

Programs offered at California State University-Northridge include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in more than 45 areas of study and 107 concentrations. The school has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities and has specialized accreditation from the American Physical Therapy Association - Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. Advanced Placement courses from high school can be applied as credit. On-campus day care is provided.

California State University Northridge is ranked 2nd of nearly 530 universities for preparing students that later obtain doctoral degrees. The engineering program is ranked 14th in the nation among public colleges.

With about 36,920 full-time students on its main campus it is the 4th largest institution in California.
The National Center on Deafness is hosted by Cal State Northridge, as well as the annual International Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities.


General Information

Main Phone: (818) 677 -1200 Website: www.csun.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,420
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Very Large (more than 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 31,905
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 5,026
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 74%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 26 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 55


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Transcript
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 400 520
SAT Math 410 530
ACT Composite 16 22
ACT English 15 22
ACT Math 16 23

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 23,015
Accepted 16,926
Acceptance Rate 74%
Enrolled 5,195

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 80% Full-time 20% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 46% Full-time 54% Part-time
Student Gender 43% Men 57% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

29% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
7% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
34% Hispanic/Latino 11% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 16% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 35% $ 6,438
Local Grant 45% $4,328
Institutional Grant 51% $ 4,356
Student Loans 37% $ 4,921

Majors & Degrees


Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies

Area Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Latin American Studies - - 6 - -

Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Women's Studies - - 11 - -
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american Studies - - 17 10 -
African-american Black Studies - - 18 10 -
Asian-american Studies - - 13 10 -

Communication and Journalism

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 380 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 184 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - - 7 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 58 10 -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - 48 - -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 58 10 -

Communication and Journalism

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 380 - -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 184 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - - 7 -

Education

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 280 8

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 226 - -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 108 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 78 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 280 8

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 26 -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 5 27 -

Civil Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Civil Engineering - - 54 - -

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 71 31 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 39 79 -

Mechanical Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering - - 71 31 -

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 5 27 -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Software Engineering - - - 3 -
Computer Engineering - - 22 3 -

Manufacturing Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Manufacturing Engineering - - - 34 -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Software Engineering - - - 3 -
Computer Engineering - - 22 3 -

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - - 39 79 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - 14 9 -
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 11 9 -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 31 13 -
French Language and Literature - - 8 13 -

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - 14 9 -
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 11 9 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Engineering-related Fields

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Industrial Management - - - 114 -

Construction Engineering Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering Technology Technician - - 8 - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - 14 9 -
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 11 9 -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 31 13 -
French Language and Literature - - 8 13 -

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Linguistics - - 14 9 -
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 11 9 -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 237 14 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 168 50 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 237 14 -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 206 44 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 479 - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies - - 17 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences - - 206 44 -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 237 14 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 168 50 -

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Rhetoric and Composition - - 237 14 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 36 12 -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 210 33 -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 15 1 -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 210 33 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 36 12 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 41 26 -

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 196 15 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 89 4 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies - - 41 26 -

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 196 15 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 89 4 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 26 - -

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Jewish Judaic Studies - - 4 - -
Religion Religious Studies - - 19 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 3 305 -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 73 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 658 39 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 3 305 -

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - - 73 -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 8 10 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 12 5 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 11 10 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 12 5 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 658 39 -

Physical Sciences

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 8 10 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 12 5 -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 11 10 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 12 5 -

Social Sciences

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 450 5 -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 154 16 -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 32 9 -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 28 4 -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 154 16 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 69 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 28 4 -

Urban Studies Affairs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Urban Studies Affairs - - 43 - -

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 32 9 -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 170 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 34 108 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Health - - 53 19 -
Public Health - - 53 24 -
Environmental Health - - 53 19 -
Public Health - - 53 24 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 8 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 34 108 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - 29 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 35 -

Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences - - 170 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 34 108 -

Public Health

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Health - - 53 19 -
Public Health - - 53 24 -
Environmental Health - - 53 19 -
Public Health - - 53 24 -

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Athletic Training Trainer - - 8 - -

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders - - 34 108 -

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physical Therapy Therapist - - - 29 -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health Health Care Administration Management - - - 35 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 131 35 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 189 - -

Taxation

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Taxation - - - 23 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 257 - -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 372 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 554 79 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Knowledge Management - - - 6 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 131 35 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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