California State University-Northridge

Acceptance Rate 66 %
SAT Average 1,005
Tuition & Fees $18,897
Student Population 40,381
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,442

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 2021 tuition & fees are $7,017 for California residents and $18,897 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 40,381 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 66% 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.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of California State University-Northridge are $7,017 for California residents and $18,897 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $8,451 for in-state students and $17,955 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Northridge 2021 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at California State University-Northridge. The acceptance rate of California State University-Northridge is 66% 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 $9,442 and 75% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 40,381 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California State University-Northridge is 66 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California State University-Northridge is 55 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-Northridge is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California State University-Northridge is 81 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California State University-Northridge is 40,381
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California State University-Northridge is 26 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
26 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,442 at California State University-Northridge.
Financial Aid Amount

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