California State University at NorthridgeSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Northridge, California Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

This school is more affordable than other public schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$6,977

Avg in-state tuition

$18,857

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About California State University at Northridge

California State University at Northridge is a large public university located on an urban campus in Northridge, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 39,910, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 59%. The university offers 73 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 55%, and a student-faculty ratio of 27:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,977, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $18,857.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

59% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 59%

Retention Rate 81%

Graduation Rate 55%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 910-1130

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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56%

Female Student Population

27:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

40k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

Hispanic

49%

White

21%

Asian

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Unknown

6%

Black

5%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

62% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

62%

State Grant Aid

75%

Institution Grant Aid

59%

Pell Grant

62%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,384
State Grant Aid $2,395
Institution Grant Aid $5,907
Pell Grant Aid $4,859
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.