California State University-Northridge Football


Men's Football

  • Division I
  • Big West Conference

Women's Football

  • Division I
  • Big West Conference

School Information

Undergraduate Population :
37,188
Tuition :
$21,163
Tuition Category :
In-state, On Campus
Average Net Price :
$7,075
Classroom Ratio :
27 to 1
Campus Setting :
City: Large
Selectivity :
Less Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Public
Overall Graduation Rate:
50%
Transfer Out Rate :
10%
Housing Options :
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Dorms Coed
  • Theme Housing
  • Frat Sorority
  • International Student
Testing Required :
Yes
ACT Midpoint:
19
SAT Midpoint:
915
Top 3 Majors :
  • Psychology, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Sociology

Meet Dave

Director of Experiential Education

Dave Payne heads Sparks' experiential education division - namely, sport camps across the US and in Europe and New Zealand. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Education and a M.S. in Chemistry from the University of California at San Diego and is a former collegiate athlete and high school head coach. He has worked at Sparks since 2011; Dave's passion is synthesizing athletic environments that encourage holistic growth.

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Majors and Degrees

Major Bachelors
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies 12
Asian-American Studies 2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 19
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies 12
Latin American Studies 4
Women's Studies 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 21
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 255
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting 195
Business Administration and Management, General 521
Finance, General 244
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other 51
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 201
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 253
Radio and Television 414
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 329
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 30
Computer Science 68
Information Science/Studies 0
Information Technology 48
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 244
Engineering
Civil Engineering, General 84
Computer Engineering, General 16
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 52
Engineering, General 23
Mechanical Engineering 127
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 24
Engineering/Industrial Management 1
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 157
Rhetoric and Composition 0
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 189
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 3
French Language and Literature 1
Linguistics 23
Spanish Language and Literature 24
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer 15
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 93
Environmental Health 54
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management 140
Public Health Education and Promotion 27
Public Health, General 130
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 25
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 92
History
History, General 64
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 343
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 39
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 118
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 356
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies 0
Philosophy 16
Religion/Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General 16
Geology/Earth Science, General 17
Physics, General 6
Psychology
Psychology, General 719
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration 24
Social Sciences
Anthropology 51
Economics, General 71
Geography 32
Political Science and Government, General 155
Sociology 518
Urban Studies/Affairs 29
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General 236
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 46
Music Performance, General 64
Music, General 68

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  • Achieve north of 90% first choice admit rates on average
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  • Understanding the complex differences between each division in college football
  • Save time and money by channeling resources into the best academic and athletic fit
  • Eliminate stress and uncertainty at every milestone

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