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California State University - Northridge Admissions

Cal State Northridge admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 51%. Students that get into Cal State Northridge have an average SAT score between 930-1130 or an average ACT score of 16-22. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Northridge is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
51%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
34,856
SAT Range
930-1130
SAT Reading
470-570
SAT Math
460-560
Students Submitting SAT
94%
ACT Range
16-22
ACT English
15-22
ACT Math
16-22
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
22%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$55
Application Website
Accepts Common App
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.146 responses
Poll
57%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.146 responses
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