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California State University- Northridge

Northridge, CA

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California State University—Northridge is a public institution, founded in 1958. Located on 356 urban acres in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, Northridge is one of the nation’s largest single-campus universities. Its 9 colleges offer 64 baccalaureate degrees, 58 master’s degrees, 2 doctorate degrees and 55 teaching credentials.

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Quick Facts

18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330

2013-2014 Tuition

$17,716 Tuition and Fees


31119 undergraduate students
45% male / 55% female


November 30 application deadline
46.2% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1958

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Business Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Linguistics, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Mathematics, Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Planetary Astronomy and Science, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Social Sciences, Other, African-American/Black Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Asian-American Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art/Art Studies, General, Music, General, Music Performance, General, Environmental Health, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, History, General, Journalism, Radio and Television

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 31,119
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 25,460
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 5,659
Percent of male undergraduates: 45%
Percent of female undergraduates: 55%
Percent of international undergraduates: 7%


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo

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