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Colleges / California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge

Northridge, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%
Acceptance Rate88%

CSU Northridge Academics

There is no accelarated degree program at California State University, Northridge, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. California State University, Northridge accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, California State University, Northridge does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 54% of students who start college at California State University, Northridge graduate within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: California State University, Northridge may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Do I Have To Take At California State University, Northridge?

California State University, Northridge has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are required to fulfill a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for California State University, Northridge.

Course Required?
2nd Language Yes
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with California State University, Northridge directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at California State University, Northridge

When choosing a major, California State University, Northridge students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at California State University, Northridge.California State University, Northridge allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. California State University, Northridge false.California State University, Northridge offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.


Frequently Asked Questions About California State University, Northridge


Does California State University, Northridge Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ California State University, Northridge offers services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does California State University, Northridge Offer Online Classes?

✅ California State University, Northridge true for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does California State University, Northridge Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ California State University, Northridge true Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does California State University, Northridge Have An Honors Program?

❌ California State University, Northridge false

Does California State University, Northridge Require Internships?

❌ California State University, Northridge studets are not required to complete an internship.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While California State University, Northridge does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.


Additional Information About California State University, Northridge


California State University, Northridge Library

The main library on campus is the University Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at California State University, Northridge

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

California State University, Northridge does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does California State University, Northridge have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

California State University, Northridge has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at California State University, Northridge include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

39,693

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,090

Out-of-State

$18,970

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Nov 30
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