Prospective Students

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. Take the first step toward joining us by visiting Cal State Apply

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

Center for CSUN men's basketball team, Dylan JohnsThe Basketball Star

California State University, Northridge student-athlete Dylan Johns is standing tall as starting center on the men’s basketball team.

Starting center for the California State University, Northridge men's basketball team, Dylan Johns is a powerful force on the hardwood. Sports have always been at the center of his life, and Dylan's passion for athletics also fuels his independent spirit and drive to excel in the classroom. 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.