California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

Northridge, CA

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California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline November 30
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 11,107 14,715 25,822
Accepted 6,708 9,367 16,075
Acceptance Rate 60% 64% 62%
Enrolled 2,395 2,874 5,269

CSUN Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.15 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(25% of Students Admitted to California State University, Northridge Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 15 to 22
  • Math 16 to 23
  • Composite 16 to 22
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 22 23 22
Bottom 25th Percentile 15 16 16

California State University, Northridge Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Not Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL     Not Considered

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1 1
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 2
History 1 1
Math 3 3
Science 2 2
Social Studies 1 1
Lab 2 2
Other 1 1
Electives 1 1

California State University, Northridge Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 34,140 (90%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 3,706 (9%)

California State University, Northridge Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript     Not Considered
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores     Not Considered
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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