California State University, Northridge

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California State University, Northridge
founding 1958
place los Angeles
country United StatesUnited States United States
President Dianne F. Harrison
Students 33,000
University sports Big West Conference
Networks IAU
The Oviatt Library at CSUN

The California State University, Northridge (including CSUN , Cal State Northridge or C-Sun is called) is a state university in Los Angeles in the US state of California . With around 33,000 students, it is one of the largest colleges in the California State University system.


The C-Sun was founded in 1958 as the San Fernando Valley State College . In 1972 it was given its current name.


The C-Sun sports teams are the matadors . The university is a member of the Big West Conference .


In 2008, scenes for Star Trek were filmed on the university campus . The library building served here as a model for the Starfleet Academy in the Star Trek universe.

Web links

Commons : California State University, Northridge  - Collection of Images, Videos, and Audio Files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Explore the tradition and rich history of California State University, Northridge. In: California State University, Northridge, accessed August 22, 2019 .
  2. Administration. President's Office. In: California State University, Northridge, accessed August 22, 2019 .
  3. ^ List of IAU Members. In: International Association of Universities, accessed August 22, 2019 .

Coordinates: 34 ° 14 ′ 30.3 "  N , 118 ° 31 ′ 42.3"  W.