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California State University-Northridge is a Public school located in Los Angeles, CA. California State University-Northridge has a total enrollment of 41,548 with a graduation rate of 50% and a student/faculty ratio of 27:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The California State University-Northridge SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend California State University-Northridge.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$7,075
Avg. price for students living on campus$20,489
Avg. price for students living off campus$21,727


Total applicants34,444
Total admissions15,706
Admission rate46%
Application fee$55
Average staff salary$78,633

25th percentile score

SAT math390
SAT reading400
SAT writing
ACT composite16

75th percentile score

SAT math510
SAT reading500
SAT writing
ACT composite22

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The California State University-Northridge data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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