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California State University-NorthridgeNorthridge, CA
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California State University-Long BeachLong Beach, CA
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#21 in Federal Region IX Universities
Rankings*
#5 in Federal Region IX Universities
Public, 4 or more years
Master's College and University (larger programs)
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Master's College and University (larger programs)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice), Doctorate (Other)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$7,043 California Residents
$18,923 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$6,846 California Residents
$18,726 Out-of-State
expensive$8,477 California Residents
$17,981 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$8,280 California Residents
$17,784 Out-of-State
More$9,442Average Financial Aid AmountLess$8,722
Admission
Lower1,005 SAT
19 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,130 SAT
23 ACT
Easier66%Acceptance RateTighter42%
Favorable26%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower18%
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Credit for Military Training
Enrollment
Larger40,381Total EnrollmentSmaller40,069
Larger34,916Undergraduate Student PopulationSmaller34,216
Smaller5,465Graduate Student PopulationLarger5,853
Smaller34,499Online Student PopulationLarger38,645
Completion & Outcomes
Lower55%Graduate RateHigher73%
Higher6%Transfer-out RateLower2%
Lower81%Retention RateHigher87%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,268)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,722)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,224)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,464)
Faculties
More Students per Faculty26 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty23 to 1
1,943Number of faculties2,309
Higher$92,878Average Faculty SalaryLower$92,253
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.