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California State University Northridge, founded in 1958, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 353-acre campus is located in the San Fernando Valley, 15 miles from Los Angeles.

Website: www.csun.edu/

Public
Co-ed
34,900
Undergraduate
Students
(54.0%) 18,862 Women
(46.0%) 16,038 Men
3,816
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
51% of 34,856 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.35
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
19 average
16-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,082
Out-of-state: $35,626
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,554
Out-of-state: $14,098
Room and Board
$16,188
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$11,747
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$16,876
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
906
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 2% of classes
10-19 students: 12% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 27% of classes
40-49 students: 13% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

Northridge Population
61,993
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Matador
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.9% Asian
5.1% Black/African-American
53.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
22.3% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students
8.1%
First-Year Students Returning
80.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
14.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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