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Cal State Northridge is a public graduate school in Los Angeles, California. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 5,161 graduate students. Of the 60 graduate programs offered at California State University - Northridge, 7 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at California State University - Northridge are Social Work, Public Administration, and Educational Administration. 57% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
5,161
Part-Time Grad Students
2,926
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
227
Racial Diversity
  • White
    31.6%
  • Hispanic
    29.6%
  • Unknown
    15.7%
  • Asian
    8.9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    6.4%
  • African American
    4.3%
  • Multiracial
    3.2%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 20 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Down-to-earth
    10%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Intellectual
    10%
  • Organized
    5%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 20 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    20%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    25%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    55%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
85%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 20 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 20 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 20 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    10%
  • $50K-$75K
    10%
  • $25K-$50K
    45%
  • <$25K
    35%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 20 responses
  • $100K-$125K
    5%
  • <$50K
    25%
  • Did not graduate yet
    70%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 20 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$81,685
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,809
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$638,574
National
$217,500

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