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California State University - Northridge
  • Graduate School
  • NORTHRIDGE, CA

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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 Public Administration, Social Work, and School Counseling and Guidance Services. 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
Which word or phrase best describes the students at your graduate school?
Based on 41 responses
  • Driven
    41%
  • Down-to-earth
    5%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Intellectual
    5%
  • Organized
    7%
  • Diverse
    12%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 41 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    27%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    54%
  • Rigorous but slightly supportive
    2%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
88%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 41 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 41 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 41 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree in total?
Based on 41 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    32%
  • $25,000 - $50,000
    44%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    12%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    7%
  • More than $100,000
    5%
Poll
How much do you make post-graduation?
Based on 41 responses
  • Less than $50,000
    22%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    2%
  • $100,000 - $125,000
    2%
  • $125,000 - $150,000
    2%
  • Did not graduate yet
    71%
76%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 41 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
$85,168
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,890
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$658,701
National
$229,800

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