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

California State University - Northridge Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for CSUN?

Cal State Northridge admissions is somewhat selective with an acceptance rate of 66%. Students that get into Cal State Northridge have an average SAT score between 900-1110 or an average ACT score of 16-22. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Northridge is January 31.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
66%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
27,765
SAT Range
900-1110
SAT Reading
460-560
SAT Math
440-550
Students Submitting SAT
95%
ACT Range
16-22
ACT English
15-23
ACT Math
16-22
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
17%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 31
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
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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