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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

18111 Nordhoff St Northridge, CA 91330
Phone: (818) 677-1200
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • anon
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Consider CSUN to be on your top three colleges to attend because they offer so much for the students comfort, its stunning to see a big school put this much effort. You may not know it now, but this is a good match for anyone, just do your research and you'll see what i mean.

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  • Nelson from Monterey Park, CA
  • I am a current student here

    You may want to be able to drive, otherwise living in the San Fernando Valley may be too boring. Make sure to do research on what classes you actually need for your degree, but also take breather classes during tough semesters so you don't overwhelm yourself. When I say it's very diverse, it's because I came from an Asian-dominant neighborhood, so it was quite a culture shock for a while. But besides that, check out the different clubs, whether it be a club for your major, or a club that you find interesting, so don't just overwhelm yourself with school.

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  • Lawrie from Los Angeles, CA
  • I am a current student here

    If you want to have the college experience and also at the same time be focused in school this is a great college. it has so many resources available for any need. Also you meet many nice people. I was told college will be hard and that everyone will be self-centerd, but that is not the case people actually help you even your fellow classmates. If you are going ton ask of favors like nots because you missed class or something, then thats totally fine you just have to make sure to be fair and return the favor. and don't fall behind on readings or homework because it is hard to catch-up. and make sure you take a look at the syllabus many times and always go back to it because sometimes the professors are very strict.

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  • Anonymous
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Most of the people that go here come from the valley high schools, i.e Birmingham, El Camino, Granada, Chatsworth etc. so it is a huge commuter campus. Great schools for business and film for people that want to major in that.

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  • Future Educator
  • I am a current student here

    Make sure you EAT, SLEEP, and stay HEALTHY! Yes this may sound repetitive, but you will be running from one place to another, busting all nighters, and the stress will feel like a constant companion. Your weight will start to rise and fall at various times throughout the year. You need to make sure you start taking care of yourself before any of this happens. The transition will be a little hard, and you will need some time to get used to the new surroundings and freedoms, but somewhere along the way you will get the hang if it and it won't feel so daunting. Just take three deep breaths and remember-you made it this far, you can make it to your goal. Also, invest in a pepper spray, yes the school is very safe, but you never know who you may encounter. I have one, personally I never used mine, but I always have it with me just in case I ever need it. Hopefully that'll never happen to both you, me, or anyone.

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