California State University - Northridge

Is CSUN a Good School for the Money?

California State University - Northridge Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a CSUN degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the CSUN annual value report below.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 25% National Value
Top 20% National Quality

California State University - Northridge is ranked #456 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

California State University - Northridge is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  456 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  79.65 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $120,778 for a CSUN Degree

The CSUN time to graduate is about 4.94 years and will cost an estimated $24,449 per year. This brings the total cost to 120,778.

Average Yearly Cost $24,449
Average Years to Graduate 4.94
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $120,778

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average CSUN net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on CSUN cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$68,760 In-State With Aid
$154,671 Avg Cost No Aid
4.94 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at CSUN.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $154,671 #0 F
All Students $120,778 #456 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $108,245 #128 A
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $115,186 # F
All Students $81,293 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $68,760 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 87% of CSUN students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSUN financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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