California State University - Northridge

Cal State Northridge is also known as "CSUN" for short.

Study at California State University, Northridge

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is one of the largest universities in the United States. Every year, nearly 3,000 international students travel to CSUN to study and experience life in Southern California. Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, CSUN is only minutes from Downtown Los Angeles, famous coastal beaches, and the hub of the entertainment world.

Study Options

KILROY works with Tseng College at CSUN and can help you apply for 1-2 semesters Study Abroad. You can also choose to do a full bachelor's (4 years) and master's degree (2 years). 

Why study at CSUN?

  • An amazing opportunity to explore Southern California, with its famous beaches, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Universal Studios, Disneyland and more. Students can also arrange weekend trips to the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, San Diego and San Francisco!
  • Wide range of exciting courses available - students can choose courses from more than 130 different majors!
  • A diverse and multicultural community - CSUN students come from about 100 countries worldwide!
  • CSUN’s spacious, park-like campus is bigger than Disneyland.
  • CSUN has a fantastic campus life for students, with a Student Recreation Center and more than 250 student clubs.
  • CSUN is one of the largest providers of English-language and college-preparation instruction in the United States.

Academic Reputation

CSUN is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). CSUN has been awarded 28 special accreditations in specific fields, as well as other notable distinctions:

  • The David Nazarian College of Business and Economics as well as the Engineering and Computer Science ranked as one of the Best Business Schools by the Princeton Review, and is accredited by AACSB.
  • CSUN has been ranked among the top 25 Film Schools by The Hollywood Reporter (2016)
  • CSUN is ranked among top Animation Schools in the United States by Animation Career Review (2016)

Quick Facts

Total number of students: 40,000+

Number of international students: 3,000 per year

Academic calendar (intake months):
Fall Semester - August to December
Spring Semester - January to May
Summer Session(s) - June to August

International tuition fees:
Study Abroad from $7,200 (per semester)
Full degree prices varies. Contact KILROY for more information about those prices.


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