California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of nearly 36,000 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
CSUN, one of the nations largest single-campus universities, encourages students to combine academic pursuits with hands-on experience. It also serves as the intellectual, economic and cultural heart of the Valley and beyond. Alumni include California Teachers of the Year as well as 2012's national Teacher of the Year, Grammy Award winners, public officials, nationally-recognized newscasters and a space shuttle astronaut. Their success reflects the hard work of Northridge students and the ongoing dedication of faculty and staff.