Admitted Students

Welcome, new Matadors!

Congratulations on your acceptance to California State University, Northridge! You’ve worked hard, and it’s paying off. You’ve been admitted to a university that exceeds students’ expectations for affordability, location, rankings and a sense of belonging.

Find out why CSUN is a great place to be. Then take the required next steps to becoming a Matador!

 

Here are a few of the many reasons CSUN is a great place to be. Find out what students and faculty are doing at CSUN Today.

Nationally recognized

  • #2 for a diverse, inclusive learning environment — The Wall Street Journal
  • #4 for social mobility of students and alumni — CollegeNET
  • #6 among the most transformative colleges — Money magazine
  • Among the top 25 American film schools — The Hollywood Reporter

Read more at What is CSUN known for?

Committed to excellence, equity and inclusion

With more than 150 accredited programs in the liberal arts and technological and professional fields, CSUN demonstrates excellence and commits to equity and inclusion through initiatives such as the Global Hispanic Serving Institution Equity Innovation Hub to “inspire students to become the innovators and creators of the future in STEM,” Apple announced.

Connected to the professional world

Whatever your chosen field, CSUN promotes opportunities and internships to connect with local industries in the arts, business, engineering, health care, technology, tourism and more. Visit the website for your major or graduate program to discover connections.

Nationally recognized

  • #2 for a diverse, inclusive learning environment. — The Wall Street Journal
  • #4 for social mobility of students and alumni. — CollegeNET
  • #6 among the most transformative colleges. — Money magazine
  • Among the top 25 American film schools — The Hollywood Reporter

Read more at What is CSUN known for?

Committed to excellence, equity and inclusion

With more than 150 accredited programs in the liberal arts and technological and professional fields, CSUN demonstrates excellence and commits to equity and inclusion through initiatives such as the Global Hispanic Serving Institution Equity Innovation Hub to “inspire students to become the innovators and creators of the future in STEM,” Apple announced.

Connected to the professional world

Whatever your chosen field, CSUN promotes opportunities and internships to connect with local industries in the arts, business, engineering, health care, technology, tourism and more. Visit the website for your major or graduate program to discover connections.

Next steps

Now that you’ve been admitted, there’s still more to do to complete your admission process. Select your class level below for important next steps.

 

Events

Visit Admitted Student Events, where you will find important links to required orientations as well as informative and fun events.

Enjoy arts and entertainment on campus and off.

CSUN Student Life, The Soraya — CSUN’s center for the performing arts — Associated Students Ticket Office, University Calendar, The 17 best museums to visit in Los Angeles, sporting events and more

Enjoy arts and entertainment on campus and off.

CSUN Student Life, The Soraya — CSUN’s center for the performing arts — Associated Students Ticket Office, University Calendar, The 17 best museums to visit in Los Angeles, sporting events and more

Resources

Visit Admitted Student Resources, where you will find campus services and offices ready to answer your questions as a newly admitted Matador.

Find your niche among hundreds of student clubs.

In addition to intramural sports and our cultural clubs, you’ll find the CSUN Cinema Club, CSUN Anime Club, and CSUN Board Game and Tabletop Club. Search organizations and events by interest or major at MataSync.

Find your niche among hundreds of student clubs.

In addition to intramural sports and our cultural clubs, you’ll find the CSUN Cinema Club, CSUN Anime Club, and CSUN Board Game and Tabletop Club. Search organizations and events by interest or major at MataSync.

 

#ProudMatador

Tell us what being a Matador means to you. Use #ProudMatador and tag CSUN for a chance to be featured on our social media.

Smiling new CSUN student DJ holding up his CSUN acceptance letter

Smiling new CSUN student Cassie holding up his CSUN acceptance letter
Smiling new CSUN student Arriana holding up his CSUN acceptance letter

Smiling new CSUN student Marcus standing in front of CSUN sign

 

Matador spirit zone

Celebrate becoming a CSUN Matador with these downloadable GIFs, Zoom backgrounds and fun activities.

Create your own book tags

Book tag DIY project preview image

Create your own MataCube

MataCube DIY project preview image

Print a Matador Hat

Preview image of printable DIY Matador hat

Print CSUN bunting

CSUN bunting DIY project

 

Animated GIF

Preview image of CSUN balloons GIF animation

Animated GIF

Preview image of CSUN cape GIF animation

Animated GIF

Preview image of CSUN rise GIF animation

Animated GIF

Preview image of CSUN logo GIF animation

Animated GIF

Preview image of CSUN bound GIF animation

Animated GIF

Preview image of CSUN luggage GIF animation

 

CSUN Zoom/desktop background

Preview image of downloadable Zoom background showoing CSUN logo

CSUN Zoom/desktop background

Preview image of downloadable Zoom background showing CSUN logo

Explore campus

Enjoy this photo carousel for a campus preview. Then book an in-person or a virtual campus tour, sign up for New Student Orientation and get answers to your questions at our Explore CSUN event.

Student Recreation Center (SRC) swimming pool
Student Recreation Center swimming pool
Commencement at the University library
Commencement at the University Library
The Matador Statue
The Matador Statue
Matadome
The Matadome
Campus Housing dining
Dining at Student Housing
The Ralph Prator Fountain
The Ralph Prator Fountain
Student in front of the Soraya
The Soraya — the valley's center for the performing arts
CSUN Campus Store
The Campus Store
CSUN's Oasis Wellness Center
The Oasis Wellness Center
Students on University Library lawn
The University Library lawn
Sierra Hall
Sierra Hall
Housing suite
Student Housing suite
Housing pool
Student Housing swimming pool
Success lives here banner
Student Housing
Housing pool
Student Housing swimming pool
Volleyball court
Student Housing volleyball court

The Matador Statue
The Matador Statue
Student Recreation Center (SRC) swimming pool
Student Recreation Center swimming pool
Commencement at the University library
Commencement at the University Library
Matadome
The Matadome
Campus Housing dining
Dining at Student Housing
The Ralph Prator Fountain
The Ralph Prator Fountain
Student in front of the Soraya
The Soraya — the valley's center for the performing arts
CSUN Campus Store
The Campus Store
CSUN's Oasis Wellness Center
The Oasis Wellness Center
Students on University Library lawn
The University Library lawn
Sierra Hall
Sierra Hall
Housing suite
Student Housing suite
Housing pool
Student Housing swimming pool
Success lives here banner
Student Housing
Housing pool
Student Housing swimming pool
Volleyball court
Student Housing volleyball court

 

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