Application Deadlines for Spring 2023
|final deadline||online application|
|August 2, 2022 or sooner due to high application volume. *||OPEN|
To best facilitate a timely and successful application process, we encourage you to finish your application before the deadline. By applying early, you also facilitate more time for financial aid decisions.
If you experience any technical issues, please email email@example.com and a staff member will assist you (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).
STEP 1: Submit Online Application
To start your application, please click on the Online application link below, and then register as a new user or log in with an existing username and password. Helpful tips before completing the application.
Link to: Online application
After you register, please complete the online application, which includes the following steps:
STEP 2a: Submit Official Transcripts
After completing your online application, please submit official academic records/transcripts:
STEP 2b: For Non-U.S. Degree/International Students Only
In addition to the above requirements, applicants with a degree from outside the United States must also submit the following:
Note: Degrees from outside the United States must be equivalent to a U.S. 4-year degree.
STEP 3: Activate Your Account
After submitting your application, you will receive an email within 2-3 business days containing your username, CSUN email address, and student ID.* Please follow the email’s instructions to activate your CSUN email account and gain access to the myNorthridge Portal.
Note: If you are a returning student or reapplying, please use your existing CSUN username and password.
CSUN alumni: please note that by default all communications will be sent to your existing CSUN email (which you may or may not have used since you graduated). Information on how to access/reset that email can be found here: https://www.csun.edu/it/accounts-passwords
*If you do not receive an activation email from the Tseng College, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
STEP 4: Check Your CSUN Email and myNorthridge Portal
Please regularly check your CSUN email for updates. The university uses this email for all communications, including notification of whether you are accepted into the program.
To reiterate: Updates on your application status will only be sent to your CSUN email account.
Along with your CSUN email, you should regularly use the myNorthridge Portal to access important information and complete necessary tasks. The portal is where you can find your student schedule and access or update your personal and academic records.
IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL APPLICANTS: Please be advised that all communications with University employees, including emails and phone conversations, are considered in admissions decisions. State Consumer Protection Information can be found here.
The ABSN program’s annual application cycle services a spring and fall cohort. Once the fall cohort is full, additional successful applicants may be offered a seat in the spring cohort. Due to high program demand, applicants are not at liberty to choose their start term. As such, applicants are advised to ensure that they would be able to start the program in either spring or fall prior to applying.
By starting an application to the spring semester cohort on the following pages, you understand that you will be applying for and may be offered a place in either the spring or fall cohort.