California State University-Northridge

Acceptance Rate 59 %
SAT Average 1,020
Tuition & Fees $18,857
Student Population 40,212
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,097

Academic Overview

California State University-Northridge Campus, Northridge, CA
California State University-Northridge is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Northridge, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees are $6,977 for California residents and $18,857 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 40,212 students are enrolled in. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 59% and the graduation rate is 55% last year.
The salary after graduation from California State University-Northridge varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $49,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2019-2020, tuition and fees of California State University-Northridge are $6,977 for California residents and $18,857 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $8,411 for in-state students and $17,915 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Northridge 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2020 key academic statistics at California State University-Northridge. The acceptance rate of California State University-Northridge is 59% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 26%. The average graduation rate is 55% and the transfer-out rate is 6%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,097 and 73% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 40,212 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for California State University-Northridge is 59 %.
Graduation Rate for California State University-Northridge is 55 %
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-Northridge is 6 %
Retention Rate for California State University-Northridge is 81 %
Student Population for California State University-Northridge is 40,212
Student to Faculty Rate for California State University-Northridge is 26 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,097 at California State University-Northridge.

Offered Degrees

California State University-Northridge offers 152 major programs through online and on-site education where 8 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree731
Post Bachelor's Degree120
Master's Degree637
Doctor's degree - professional practice20
Doctor's degree - other20

Special Learning Opportunities

California State University-Northridge offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,268)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,224)

Veterans Benefits

California State University-Northridge has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges