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

Meghan BoumanLeaving a Legacy

Inspired by her grandfather, Meghan Bouman is making sharing the essence of the Matador spirit part of her life’s work.

It was a string of Christmas lights hung more than five years before her birth that shaped the direction of Meghan Bouman’s life. Robert Bouman, her grandfather, was up on a ladder taking the lights down when he fell. The accident left him quadriplegic.

"I grew up knowing that as his normal,” Meghan says. “He never let it stop him." 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.