|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||26:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,310 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
California State University-Northridge is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 32,913 applications and only 15,876 students were granted admission. California State University-Northridge is at the #46 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 26% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 91% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||800 to 1030|
|ACT||16 to 23|
California State University-Northridge charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,632 and in-state students paid $5,472.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 83% of California State University-Northridge's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 63% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,976 (which is 12.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at California State University-Northridge in 2016-2017, was 1,913, which is 35% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,509 (which is 15% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, California State University-Northridge has enrolled a total of 39,916 students (31,253 students full-time and 8,663 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 39,916 students, 4,457 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 35,756 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,160 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 369 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 9%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California State University-Northridge.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||45%||1,736||578|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||233|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||6%||233||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||3%||108|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||2%||91|
|Visual And Performing Arts||2%||89|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California State University-Northridge full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of California State University-Northridge graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,800. Last year, out of the total 8,374 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 7,453 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 9,095 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 8,004 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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