California State University, Northridge(CSUN) 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 is one of the 23 general campuses of the California State University system.
It was founded first as the Valley satellite campus of Cal State Los Angeles . It then became an independent college in 1958 as San Fernando Valley State College, with major campus master planning and construction. The University adopted its current name of California State University, Northridge in 1972.
CSUN offers a variety of programs including 134 different Bachelor's degress, Master's degrees, Master's degrees in 70 different field, 3 Doctoral degrees including two Doctor of Education and a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and 24 teaching credentials. The university has over 200,000 alumni. Cal State Northridge is home to the National Center on Deafness, and each year the university hosts the International Conference on Technology and Persons with Disabilities.
Sanda University and CSUN signed formal letter of intent in April, 2012, so far the visiting scholar program is under process and the collection of art works between two art schools are under negotiation.