California State University-Northridge

General Information

Website https://www.csun.edu
Address 18111 Nordhoff St
City Northridge
State CA
Zip 91330
Locale City: Large

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 77%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 12.6%
Five-year graduation rate 38.2%
Six-year graduation rate 51.3%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 7.4%

College Characteristics

Sector Public
Carnegie Classification Masters Large
Size: Number of Undergraduates 35,839
Endowment Assets $96,020,571
Minority-Serving Institution Hispanic-Serving
Accrediting Agency -
Net Price Calculator Website https://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
% Undergraduates Taking Any Distance Education 52%

Admissions and Price

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen 3.24
Admission Test Scores Policy Required
Median SAT Verbal 455 (25th - 75th percentile = 400 - 510)
Median SAT Math 460 (25th - 75th percentile = 400 - 520)
Median SAT Writing -
Median ACT Composite 19.5 (25th - 75th percentile = 16 - 23)
Median ACT Writing -
Percent Admitted 48.2%
In-State Tuition and Fees $6,587
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $17,747
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $20,489
Average Net Price After Grants $5,958
Average Freshmen Student Loan (all sources) $4,644
Median earnings 10 years after entry $45,400
Median debt of completers $13,833
Federal Loan Default Rate 5.4%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 61.7%
% Underrepresented Minority 51.5%
% Black 4.9%
% Latino 46.5%
% Native American 0.1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
% Asian 11.1%
% White 20.9%
% Two or More Races 3.4%
% Other 13.1%
% Noresident Aliens 9.0%
% Female 54.5%
% Male 45.5%
% Age 25 and Over 18.4%
% Part-time 18.6%