About California State University, Northridge
On Campus Housing
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a public type institution which has a vibrant campus located in the heart of San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles, United States. The campus is over 356 acres and the university was established in the year 1958. It began as San Fernando Valley College in portable classrooms.
The university was first founded as the Satellite Campus of CSU, Los Angeles. Later on, after being independent, the university changed its name as San Fernando Valley State College. The current name came to existence in 1972. The National Centre for Deafness was established in 1972 in the university. This center has since then been a blessing for deaf-students who wanted to complete their quality university education.
The university has been regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission.
The total student population of the university is 39,916 which includes 31,253 full-time and 8,663 part-time students.
The student-faculty ratio is 26:1.
CSUN acceptance rate is 48%.
The graduation rate of the university is 50%.
Online Education at CSUN
The credits for the online courses can be transferred conveniently.
The university offers programs in Bachelors and Masters level along with a few certificate and graduate-certificate courses.
The various majors offered by the university are Engineering, Health Science, Human Services, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Public Administration.
The reviews of the university are mentioned below.
The university has an inclusive campus where students get a lot of opportunities to work together.
A lot of workshops on a variety of topics are arranged which help the students with the academics.
The large library, pool, and gym are centers of people-involvement in the campus.
As per the US News, the university has received these rankings given below.
The university has been ranked 73rd in 'Regional Universities-West'
It also received 21st tank in 'Top Public Schools' and 35th rank in 'Engineering Programs'.
It ranked 199th in 'Business Programs'.
Highest Degree Offered
Median Household Income
$64,055 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Scholarships, Grants, Work-Study Program and Loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA form. California State University (CSUN) federal school code is 001153.
The scholarships available are Chowksi Family Scholarship Endowment for Disability Resources and Educational Services, DRES Jain Small Scholarship for Advocates for People with Disabilities, DRES Scholarships, NSP University Scholarships, CSUN Distinguished Lifelong Learner Award, Marino J Riccomini Family Scholarships and many more.
The various grants available include Federal Grant, State Grant, California State University Grant and MataCare Emergency Grant.
The various loans available include Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Loan, Federal PLUS Loan, Private Education Loan, California Dream Loan Program, Bookstore Debit Card Loan, Emergency Loan and many more.
Contact the university to know more about financial aid information. California State University Northridge Financial Aid Phone Number is 1.818.677.4085.