California State University Northridge

California State University Northridge

California State University, Northridge, also known as CSUN, was founded in 1958 under the name San Fernando Valley State College. It attained university status in 1972, and in the same year, adopted its current name. CSUN offers more than 60 bachelor's degree programs and over 40 master's degrees. The current enrollment figures of CSUN are over 30,000. Courses are taught in 9 colleges:

  • Mike Curb College of Arts, Media & Communication
  • College of Business & Economics
  • Michael D. Eisner College of Education
  • College of Engineering & Computer Science
  • College of Health & Human Development
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Science & Mathematics
  • College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • Roland Tseng College of Extended Learning

CSUN ranks among America's Best Colleges, and the sports teams are referred to as the Matadors. There are over 18 sports teams including the basketball, golf, soccer, cross country, swimming, track and field, baseball and volleyball teams.

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Latin American Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
Asian-American Studies
Women's Studies
Deaf Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Information Technology
Computer And Information Sciences, Other
Information Science/Studies
Computer Science
Education, General
Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Community College Education
Special Education And Teaching, General
Special Education And Teaching, Other
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Engineering, General
Civil Engineering, General
Structural Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
French Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
English Language And Literature, General
Rhetoric And Composition
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Studies
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Applied Behavior Analysis
Public Administration
Social Work
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Playwriting And Screenwriting
Art/Art Studies, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Music, General
Music Performance, General
Music, Other
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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