California Colleges
#49 in California Colleges
Federal Region IX
#21 in Federal Region IX

Overview

California State University-Northridge is ranked 49th in California Colleges and 21st in Federal Region IX.
Next statements evaluate California State University-Northridge by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $18,897.
  • The acceptance rate (59%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,020 SAT, 19 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 40,212.
  • It offers diverse area of study (147 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of California State University-Northridge are $18,897 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge $18,897

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $20,072

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of California State University-Northridge are $17,955 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge $17,955

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $21,760

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of California State University-Northridge is 59% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 59%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 58%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of California State University-Northridge is 26% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 26%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at California State University-Northridge is 1,020 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 1,020

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 1,167

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at California State University-Northridge is 19 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 19

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 70

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at California State University-Northridge is 55% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 55%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 54%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at California State University-Northridge is 6% and it is lower (small number of students transferred-out) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 6%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 8%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at California State University-Northridge is 81% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 81%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 85%

Student Population

The total student population at California State University-Northridge is 40,212 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 40,212

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 20,004

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at California State University-Northridge is $9,097 which is 48.14% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge $9,097

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California $9,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at California State University-Northridge is 26 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 26 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 24 to 1

Number of Programs

California State University-Northridge offers 147 programs and it means diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 147

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 120

Number of Online Programs

California State University-Northridge offers 10 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.

California State University-Northridge 10

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in California 7