California State University-Northridge Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(3.94 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 144 respondents

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School Information

  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC, + 3 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 8 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 41,548 (37,188 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 27 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 50% part-time, 50% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $7,835 in-state; $16,763 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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4.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2014

The Marriage and Family Therapy Program at CSUN is a wonderful program with wonderful professors. The level of education is high and the amount that a student learns about him/herself is unexplainable. The diversity of the campus allows students to increase cultural awareness. Overall, this is an exceptional program that I would recommend to anyone.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros of the graduate program are the small classes and building a relationship and networking with the staff. The con of the graduate program is the limited number of course provided each semester.
3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Personalized experience Low cost tuition Friendly atmosphere Cons: Lack of modern technology
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel like my program is well designed to help assist students through out the entire process. The only issue I have is that you have to take summer school classes.
1.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

The Chicana/o studies graduate program at CSUN is one that provides both an intellectual experience but yet needs improvement. Overall, the faculty and staff display great amount of support towards the students enrolled int he department. Many give up time outside of school hours to provide support for the students. The course work aims to educated about the historical Chicana/o or Mexican American experience. Overall this program is colorful, full of diversity and empowering. The downside is the lack of funding the program suffers from. Also, in the field of Ethnic Studies, Cultural Studies and Chicana/o studies, this program is falling a bit behind on current discourses.
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

I enjoyed my undergrad education at CSUN. I was challenged academically but was also able to particpate in extra curricular activities. There are many opportunities on this campus. In the fall of 2014 I will begin the MSW program at CSUN. I'm excited to go back!!!
3.75 out of 5.0
Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2016

I am in love with the online Cohort program! So far, I have been in the program for a year, and it has been a wonderful experience. As long as you're self-motivated to do your homework and watch lectures, you will do fine.
3.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

Up and coming fresh program, this is both a pro and a con. You have the unique ability to help mold your own program, but it is already very well respected in the field. Networking opportunities here are pretty exceptional and the evening class format makes working possible. I would recommend this graduate program.
3.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2017

Wide range of courses from various disciplines and great faculty. Far from whrer I live and classes are long.
3.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Class sizes are small and the faculty is very attentive to the students.
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