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California State University-Northridge

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Rating

Public

Type

43,348

Students

$17,622

Tuition

59%

Acceptance

#184

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Northridge, CA

18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330

California State University-Northridge is a very large public college located in Northridge, CA ranked 63rdin California. It has a total of 37,218 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting slightly below 3 out of 5 applicants. California State University-Northridge offers 152 different majors and is best known for its health and fitness, human sciences, and radio television and digital communication programs (nationally ranked 4th, 6th, and 7th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California State University-Northridge is reasonably priced. 59.84% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,400 per year, which is 9% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$18,857/Year
Above Average

California State University-Northridge

$18,857

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$35,525/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$26,127/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

59%Acceptance
Average

California State University-Northridge

59%

National

69%
Sat

910 - 1130

94% of students submit

Admissions Yield

26%

ACT

16 - 22

21% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

37,218Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,764

Part-Time

40
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

21%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Psychology, General7% Business Administration and Management, General5% Sociology80% Others

8% Psychology, General

7% Business Administration and Management, General

5% Sociology

80% Others

Psychology, General

8%

912 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

7%

728 Graduates

Sociology

5%

549 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General

5%

504 Graduates

Radio and Television

4%

399 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

4%

395 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

4%

380 Graduates

Finance, General

3%

365 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors27:127:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

27

Number of Library Books

765,426

Academic Spend per Student

$6,951

Full-time Retention Rate

81%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$33,700/Year

California State University-Northridge

$33,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$33,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

59%