IAU Member

United States of America - California

top General Information


Street:18111 Nordhoff Street



Post Code:91330-0001

Tel.:+1(818) 677-1200

Fax:+1(818) 677-4545


Institution Funding



Founded as San Fernando Valley Campus of Los Angeles State College of Applied Arts and Sciences, Fall of 1956. Became San Fernando Valley State College, 1958. Acquired present title 1972. Part of the California State University System.

Academic Year

August to May. Also Summer Session (June-August)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination



Accrediting Agency

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Dianne F. Harrison

Job title:President

International Relations Officer : Joyce Feucht-Haviar

Job title:University Senior International Officer

top Divisions

College : Arts, Media, and Communication

Fields of study:Cinema and Television, Communication Studies, Fine Arts, Journalism, Media Studies, Music, Theatre

More details:Mike Curb

College : Business and Economics

Fields of study:Accountancy, Commercial Law, Economics, Finance, Information Sciences, Insurance, Management, Marketing, Real Estate

More details:David Nazarian

College : Education

Fields of study:Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

More details:Michael D. Eisner

College : Engineering and Computer Science

Fields of study:Applied Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Management, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Production Engineering

College : Health and Human Management

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Communication Disorders, Family Studies, Health Sciences, Leisure Studies, Occupational Health, Physical Therapy, Tourism

College : Humanities

Fields of study:American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Languages, English, Gender Studies, Islamic Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Middle Eastern Studies, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Russian

College : Science and Mathematics

Fields of study:Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics

College : Social and Behavioural Sciences

Fields of study:American Studies, Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Urban Studies

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Fields of study:Education, Physical Therapy

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2015-2016

Full Time Total:917


Statistics Year:2015-2016


Updated on 20-11-2014