Universities in California

CSU Northridge


University Information

Location: Northridge, California
Founded: 1958
Undergraduate Students: 35 500
Campus Type: Suburban
Institution Type: Public state university
Website: www.csun.edu

About the University

Californis State University Northridge abbreviated as CSUN was established in 1952. CSUN was ranked amongst the top 25 accredited university programs nationwide. The Oviatt Library provides educational, cultural, and information services and resources to the students and faculty with physical collection of 1.3 volumes of books, periodicals, and journals. The library also has the larget collection of materials from the Kinsey Institute. It has an enrollment of nearly 36,000 undergraduate, and graduate students. The university has majors in 61 undergraduate degree programs, and 42 graduate degree programs. The top three most popular academic program in the university are : Business/Marketing, Social Sciences, and Psychology. It has nine colleges, which are :

  • Mike Curb College or Arts, Media, and Communication
  • Business and Economics
  • Michael D. Eisner College of Education
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • Tseng College
  • Health and Human Development
  • Humanities
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

Students are required to purchase Health Insurance. Northridge requires students to take their Relation Insurance Health Plan. This policy meets the Health Insurance Requirements as mandated by the California State University Chancellor’s office.

Cost: $1,000.00 per semester

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students.  If you are interested in living on-campus, please visit Housing website.

Cost: $$7,534 – $12,818* per year. 
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information. 

Off-campus Housing: Housing can be found off campus, contact your International student advisor for possible ressources. 

The average budget per month is: $1,400 – $1,600

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $10,000.00 per semester.