• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    589
  • Enrollment
    145
Contact Information
18111 Nordhoff St.
Juniper Hall
Northridge, California 91330-8380, United States
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All of our programs are designed for fully-employed professionals, with classes offered on evenings and/or weekends. CSUN’s graduate programs in business are designed to meet the needs of the working professional. They combine academic rigor with real-world relevance to prepare leaders for today’s and tomorrow's challenges. Students learn the business theory behind the subject matter and put what they've learned into practical application. Master’s degrees offered by the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics (MBA, MSA and MST) are highly-regarded, nationally accredited, and provide students an exceptionally well-rounded business foundation upon which to build their career.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    88%
  • Selectivity
    23%

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About California State University, Northridge

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 84
  • Median 63
  • Middle 80% 22 to 145
Admissions Selectivity
23% College of Business & Economics 72% Average Across All Schools

589 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
58% 467
74% 589
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 218
23% 23.0
88% 88
Female
43% 43
International
14% 14
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Interviews Not Considered
  • Recommendations Considered
  • Application Essay Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
General Management
26% 26
Finance / Accounting
21% 21
Marketing / Sales
13% 13
Operations
13% 13
Other
11% 11
Management
8% 8
Consulting
8% 8
Human Resources
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
2% 2
5% 5
650 to 679
3% 3
15% 15
620 to 649
1% 1
5% 5
590 to 619
4% 4
25% 25
560 to 589
10% 10
25% 25
530 to 559
17% 17
20% 20
500 to 529
12% 12
5% 5
Under 500
51% 51
0% 0
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
8% 23
0%
Students in Core Classes
27 College of Business & Economics 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
30% 30
Case study
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Tax
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • 15 units of foundation coursework may be waived for undergraduate degree from AACSB accredited business school or equivalent coursework.
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 30
  • Six-Year completion rate 73%
  • Max time allowed to complete 84
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • iPads for all staff and teaching faculty; ipads for students in MS Accountancy program; iPad grants for all MBA students; new website; new internship interactive website; new databases including WRDS; other software and apps; regular computer refresh in labs, faculty offices.

Students: Who are my classmates?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
34% 34
Hispanic
27% 27
Asian American
21% 21
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • VC/ Private Equity
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,040 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
3% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.