All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

26,153 undergraduate students (75% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at California State University-Northridge. The percentage of students who received financial aid much higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, the percentage of students who received financial aid is average (the average of the schools is 76.90%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $9,442 and the average loan amount is $6,437. The average financial aid amount is 49.90% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $18,923).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid26,153 75%$246,926,951$9,442
Pell Grants20,056 58%$99,218,485$4,947
Federal Students Loans9,443 27%$60,783,080$6,437

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 3,961 students have received one or more types of financial aid at California State University-Northridge.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $10,855 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $5,119.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at California State University-Northridge.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid4,10686%--
Grant or scholarship aid3,961 83%$42,996,701$10,855
Federal Grants3,089 65%$17,236,514$5,580
Pell Grants3,089 65%$16,712,346$5,410
Other Federal Grants961 20%$524,168$545
State/Local Grants3,629 76%$9,195,133$2,534
Institutional Grants2,874 60%$16,565,054$5,764
Student Loans1,257 26%$6,434,839$5,119
Federal Student Loans1,245 26%$5,797,636$4,657
Other Student Loans57 1%$637,203$11,179

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at California State University-Northridge.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$40,035,267$11,271
0 - $30,0001,767 1,766$23,903,941$13,528
$30,001 - $48,000780 777$9,899,327$12,691
$48,001 - $75,000555 544$5,002,612$9,014
$75,001 - $110,000223 206$984,213$4,414
$110,001 - more227 133$245,174$1,080

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At California State University-Northridge, for the first-time/full-time students, 4,619 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 138 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate4,619
Out-of-State Rate138
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At California State University-Northridge, 1,882 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 478 students live off-campus. In addition, 1570 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus1,882
Living Off-Campus478
Living with Family1,570
Un-known0