Northridgeís teacher preparation and undergraduate engineering
programs have been ranked among the best in the nation.
In fact, CSU Northridge, which operates one of the largest
teacher preparation programs in California, has been rated
by the Carnegie Corp. of New York as one of the nationís
best institutions for educating future teachers. Overall,
CSU Northridge offers a wide range of outstanding academic
programs including bachelorís degrees in 62 disciplines
and masterís degrees in 42 fields.
CSU Northridgeís annual impact on the Los Angeles region
Annual spending related to CSU Northridge in the Los Angeles
region ($486 million) generates a total impact of $903 million
on the regional economy. This impact sustains more than
13,500 jobs in the region, and generates nearly $57 million
per year in tax revenue. Even greater—nearly $2 billion
of the lifetime earnings by alumni from CSU Northridge are
attributable to their CSU degrees.
Northridge improves Californiaís economy with research,
education, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
CSU Northridge ranked in the top five in a National Science
Foundation survey of masterís level universities based on
the number of graduates who went on to earn Ph.D.s in science