California State University, Northridge

country rank  108
world rank  237

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University Overview

Established in 1958, California State University, Northridge is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Northridge (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California State University, Northridge (CSUN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CSUN
Founded 1958
Motto Vox Veritas Vita
Voice, Truth, Life
Colours Red, black and white

University Location

Address 18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge (population range: 50,000-249,999)
91330 California
United States
T +1 (818) 677 1200
F +1 (818) 677 3766

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge 91328-8207
+1 (818) 677 3700
(818) 677 3700

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to California State University, Northridge's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1960


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET

Memberships and Affiliations

  • California State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019