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Colleges / California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge

Northridge, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%

About CSU Northridge

California State University, Northridge is a public, state university in the city of Northridge, California. CSU Northridge was founded in 1958. The university enrolls around 39,693 students per year, including 34,275 undergraduate students.

CSU Northridge Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into CSU Northridge. The acceptance rate at CSU Northridge is 88%. Out of 23,656 applications received in 2022, 20,842 students were offered admission.

California State University, Northridge Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
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CSU Northridge 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8207

Campus Setting: Urban

CSU Northridge Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Nov 30

Transfer Applications are Due

Nov 30

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Northridge is Nov 30.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Northridge is Nov 30.

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Wondering what life at CSU Northridge is like? There are approximately 39,693 students enrolled at CSU Northridge, including 34,275 undergraduate students and 5,418 graduate students. 82% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from CA and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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