California State University-Northridge

Northridge, CA
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California State University-Northridge Review

Northridge, CA, 18111 Nordhoff St
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture B+
Facilities B
Activities and Groups B+
B+
Great

California State University-Northridge is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 41,548 students and offering 126 degrees in Northridge, CA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at California State University-Northridge.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Human and Social Sciences
2,487 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
12
Anthropology
54
14
Asian-American Studies
8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
19
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
44
4
History
64
22
Humanities/humanistic Studies
6
12
Jewish/judaic Studies
0
Latin American Studies
12
Linguistics
29
10
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
120
7
Philosophy
17
Political Science
155
6
Psychology
729
55
Public Administration
24
322
Religion/religious Studies
16
Social Work
166
Sociology
520
11
Urban Studies/affairs
29
Women's Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
2,432 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
237
10
Communication Sciences and Disorders
93
95
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
110
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
255
Education
109
Educational Leadership and Administration
110
18
English Language and Literature
165
43
Foreign Languages and Literatures
3
French Language and Literature
2
Health and Physical Education/fitness
357
14
Liberal Arts
343
Rhetoric and Composition
0
0
Spanish Language and Literature
26
3
Special Education and Teaching
60
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
330
33
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
1,621 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
196
26
Business Administration and Management
547
51
Economics
72
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
190
59
Finance
250
Knowledge Management
0
Marketing/marketing Management
206
Taxation
24
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Communication and Media
667 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
253
Radio and Television
414
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
538 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Civil Engineering
84
Computer Engineering
16
Computer Software Engineering
6
Construction Engineering Technology/technician
24
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
52
48
Engineering
24
9
Engineering/industrial Management
4
75
Manufacturing Engineering
19
Mechanical Engineering
127
30
Structural Engineering
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
520 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Assistive/augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
0
Athletic Training/trainer
15
Health/health Care Administration/management
140
21
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
0
Physical Therapy/therapist
1
Public Health
131
41
Public Health Education and Promotion
27
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
26
Registered Nurse
92
Rehabilitation Science
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
518 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
21
1
Biology
255
30
Chemistry
16
2
Environmental Health
54
10
Geography
32
12
Geology/earth Science
17
5
Mathematics
42
8
Physics
6
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
255 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
47
4
Fine Arts
3
Music
68
Music
18
Music Performance
64
13
Playwriting and Screenwriting
38
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
159 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
30
Computer Science
68
12
Information Science/studies
0
Information Technology
49
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Hospitality
71 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
51
17
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
3
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (University Counseling Services) American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Psych, Class of 1985

In those days not many

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Family consumer sciences option food science, Class of 2006

Working in group projects, internships, student organization related to major

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science , Class of 1991

Not aware of any if they are there did not utilize

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer science bs, Class of 2008

Do drive to class then drive home there is no culture

Rated January 2016
Alumni
management , Class of 1983

1983 getting free meal at happy hour, general hospital, group of friends

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Family consumer sciences option food science, Class of 2006

Most students commute, there were a lot of students a second degree or license. There were older students compared to the traditional college age

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science , Class of 1991

Friendly environment otherwise really unaware as I did not do much on campus

Rated January 2016
B Great
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer science bs, Class of 2008

I didn't notice much of anything. There were labs that were fine

Rated January 2016
Alumni
management , Class of 1983

Dorm was great place to meet new ex friends, dinning hall sucked. Too much starch, salt, dead lettus class rooms were clean not over crowded

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Liberal Arts, Class of 1981

I didn't use any of these

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Family consumer sciences option food science, Class of 2006

Classroom reminds me of high school.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Political Science , Class of 1991

did not utilize any of them

Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 7 Reviews
Alumni
Computer science bs, Class of 2008

I heard of the undie run but it seemed forced since hardly anyone lives on campus and people don't know many people

Rated January 2016
Alumni
management , Class of 1983

Student union, hacky sack, drinking

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Family consumer sciences option food science, Class of 2006

Not sure. But my the students in my major was active in the student organization and worked closely with teachers

Rated January 2016
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