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
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1958

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
November 30 application deadline
52.9% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$17,685 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#222
Business
#46
Engineering

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

African-american/black studies, Asian-american studies, Hispanic-american, puerto rican, and mexican-american/chicano studies, Journalism, Radio and television, Computer and information sciences, general, Business teacher education, Physical education teaching and coaching, Early childhood education and teaching, French language and literature, German language and literature, Linguistics, Spanish language and literature, Family and consumer sciences/human sciences, general, English language and literature, general, Humanities/humanistic studies, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Biochemistry, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biophysics, Mathematics, Multi/interdisciplinary studies, other, Parks, recreation and leisure studies, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Chemistry, general, Planetary astronomy and science, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Anthropology, Economics, general, Geography, History, general, Political science and government, general, Social sciences, other, Sociology, Art/art studies, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Music performance, general, Music, general, Environmental health, Health professions and related clinical sciences, other, Business administration and management, general

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 35,616
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 29,274
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 6,135

Student Services

Basic services offered: women's center, day care, health service
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: birth control, career, minority student, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: N/A

Activities

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

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming, track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 7 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 5 6 1
Aggravated assault 6 3 3
Burglary 32 23 29
Motor vehicle theft 15 11 11
Arson 0 2 2
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 1 1
Burglary 26 5 12
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0
Robbery 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0
Burglary 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0
Arson 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 6 2 2
Drug law violations 41 20 10
Liquor law violations 16 6 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 1 0 0
Drug law violations 14 9 1
Liquor law violations 0 2 1
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.