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California State University - Northridge
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  • 4 Year
  • NORTHRIDGE, CA

California State University - Northridge Admissions

Admissions Overview

Cal State Northridge admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 59%. Students that get into Cal State Northridge have an average SAT score between 910-1130 or an average ACT score of 16-22. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Northridge is December 15.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
59%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
30,661
SAT Range
910-1130
SAT Reading
460-570
SAT Math
450-560
Students Submitting SAT
94%
ACT Range
16-22
ACT English
15-22
ACT Math
16-22
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
21%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
December 15
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Application Website
Accepts Common App
No data available  
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
55%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 145 responses
Poll
57%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 145 responses

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