Prospective Students

If you’re thinking about choosing California State University, Northridge as a place to grow and obtain a degree, we have the right program for you, whether you’re an incoming freshman, veteran, transfer, graduate, international, or Tseng College student. If you have yet to apply, you can do so by visiting the CSUMentor website.

Do you want personalized information regarding admission, majors, student services, and clubs and organizations at CSUN? If so, you can make the myNorthridge Prospective Student Portal your go-to guide.

If you’re a counselor or parent, we suggest that you become familiar with the application deadlines and filing periods, or get to know CSUN through a campus tour.

News and Events

Meet a Matador

Juan Carlos "JC" and Joey CortezClimbing Higher

Mastering the Student Recreation Center rock wall is pushing two brothers to reach new heights 

When Juan Carlos “JC” Cortez first gazed up at the rock wall in the California State University, Northridge’s Student Recreation Center (SRC) more than two years ago, it might as well have been the peak of Mount Everest. Today, it’s more like looking at an old friend. Both JC and his brother Joey discovered a passion for rock climbing at CSUN, and now they’re teaching others how to enjoy the sport safely. Read More

A Day as a Matador

A Day as a Matador Video

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a CSUN student for a day? Get an inside look by watching this short video.