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Tseng College – California State University, Northridge

Address: 18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330, USA
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Description Tseng College – California State University, Northridge

  • Founded: in 1958
  • Location: Los Angeles, USA
  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • Number of students: 40000 (foreign students - 3000)
  • Programs: Intensive English Program (IEP), Semester in CSUN, Specialized Professional Programs, Summer Program (ELCE)
  • Type of studying: mixed
  • Accommodation type: residence (boarding house)
  • Language of instruction: English language.

California University of Northridge (CSUN) - one of the largest universities in America to learn English and receive higher education. The University implements a variety of partnership programs, which offers a wide range of educational and specialized courses. Annually more than 38 thousand students from 93 countries come here.

CSUN University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges of America (WASC). In addition to such accreditation, the university still has 28 confirmations of its high qualification and ability to meet the most stringent standards. According to the edition of the Princeton review, the university has one of the best business schools in the world. In addition, the university has one of the highest rankings in America according to the results of surveys of international students. The university also develops its scientific activity and ranks first in the ranking of TOP-25 leading research institutes in North America to study the natural index.

To date, the number of graduates of the University of California is an impressive figure - it is more than 225 thousand people. Almost all of them now occupy leading roles in various fields: industrial leaders, large businessmen and entrepreneurs, famous personalities in the field of entertainment, art, science, technology, education, and well-known public figures.

One of the secrets of the successful activity of an educational institution is the teaching staff. In CSUN, these are true professionals, the main task of which is to maximize the educational potential of each student. Each teacher also carries out research activities, solving a number of complex problems and issues in various disciplines.

We also note that all educational programs offered at the university through Tseng College in particular are formed in such a way that in addition to new knowledge, give students certain perspectives, combine their studies with the experience that will help them to prove themselves in the professional field and take the leading positions in chosen sphere.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Tseng College – California State University, Northridge

Program name
from 17 000 $ / semester

Intensive English Program (IEP)

  • Start date: January, March, June, August and October
  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • Duration of the program: 1 year.

This course involves learning English at nine different levels - from elementary to advanced. You can get here young people with any level of language at the start. On the course, young people improve their English language skills for successfully enrolling or continuing their studies at CSUN.

The Intensive English Language Study Program recruits foreign students several times a year. As part of the course, foreign students will improve their language skills in speech, listening, reading and writing. Also, students will be studied for the passing of the following tests: knowledge of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) and the International Testing System for English (IELTS). In addition, the program provides for individual lessons with the teacher on a free basis.

Also, under the IEP program, foreign students have the opportunity to undergo an educational course with a conditional admission to a bachelor's or master's program at CSUN or a partner university. For this, you need to have good results of the TOEFL test (Paper Based Test 500 / Computer Based Test 173 / Internet Based Test 61).

from 6 900 $ / semester

"Semester in CSUN" (SAC)

  • Dates: September-June
  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • Duration of the program: 1 semester.

Participants of such an educational program, with a solid level of English proficiency, can study side by side with foreign students and receive educational experience in a US university within one or two semesters. At the same time, only 18-year-old students can become participants in the program, who at the time of transfer already receive higher education at a bachelor's degree.

Foreign students usually choose a semester course in CSUN for one of several reasons:

  • Pass a certain educational course, credits for which can be transferred to credit at the admission or study at CSUN, another university or college with the approval of the institution. We draw your attention that the passage of the course does not guarantee the enrollment in CSUN - this will still depend on the level of knowledge of the candidate;
  • The curricular subjects of the course are absent in the programs of domestic universities of foreign students;
  • Young people seek to acquire new knowledge in a certain field;
  • Get the experience of student life in an American university. As part of this, students can use all the facilities of the campus and attend all the activities of the university.
26.05.2020 -18.08.2020
from 1 976 $ / 2 weeks

Summer program "English language + cultural experience" (ELCE)

  • Dates: July 10 - July 28
  • Age of students: from 18 years old
  • Duration of the program: 3 weeks.

The English Language and Cultural Experience program is designed not only to enhance students' communication skills, but also aims to get to know the country and American culture. On the course, academic sessions in the morning are combined with entertainment and orientation activities in the second half. After completion of the program, each student will receive a certificate of participation.

In the course ELCE students can choose for themselves classes in small groups (up to 10 people), which are formed from people with the same level of language, or it can be individual lessons. In just three weeks you can improve your level of language, get acquainted with the culture of another country and, of course, make new friends.

Creation of a friendly atmosphere in the group, where students will be foreign pupils from different countries, helps to visit museums, exhibitions, numerous city attractions. Also, young people are well-disposed to get acquainted with the atmosphere of evening activities - going to restaurants, parties by the pool and many others.

Accommodation, housing and food

Accommodation of foreign students during the studying at Tseng Institute is organized in the International Programs and Partnerships. Students who live on the campus of the university in hostels IPP CSUN Housing, quickly get acquainted with the territory of the university and other students. Also residents can participate in entertainment and social events that organize IPP or CSUN for their guests.

In the IPP buildings students are offered two-room apartments: this is a small apartment, where between 2 and 4 students can live at the same time for both rooms. The apartments have beds, tables, chairs, a separate bathroom (bathroom and toilet), as well as a separate area with two washbasins and mirrors for the pupils.

On the 2 nd, 3 rd and 4 th floors of the hostel there is a kitchen where the residents of the apartments can use all the amenities offered: a refrigerator, a stove, a sink and a microwave. The only nuance is that there are no dishes in the kitchen, so students will have to use their own. On the ground floor in some buildings there is a laundry with dryers, which students of the university can also use. In the hall there is also a common living room with a sofa and tables for joint communication and recreation. For convenience, the residence has a computer room with Internet access, in the building there is also free Wi-Fi, there is cable TV. The Tseng College Apartments are cozy and safe.

Students who live on campus are automatically included in the IPP food plan. This means that the price for food is included in the total cost of rent. The system operates as follows: every week the student receives a "dining money" of $ 20, which he can spend on food in the cafeterias Geronimo and Bamboo Terrace (about 10 dishes weekly). In addition, you can buy drinks, snacks and other small items in stores on the university campus. The term "dining money" ends at the end of each semester, and all the finances that have not been used for this time simply burn.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Applied Behavior Analysis, art, Assistive Technology Applications, Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services, Board Certified Behavioral Analyst, business, Business Administration, Business administration, Certificate of Preparation for Advanced Studies Speech-Language Pathology (Certificate of Pre-SLP), Cohort for Executives, Communicative Disorders, Community Health Education, Construction Management, Educational Administration, Educational Partnerships, engineering, English Language and Cultural Experience Summer Program, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management for Engineering Professionals, Essential Knowledges for the Global Workplace, Geographic Information Science and Technology, Health Administration, Health care, Hospitality Management, humanitarian sciences, Humanities, Intensive English Program with Conditional Admission (IEPCA), Intensive English Programs, Interpretation and Translation, Master of Knowledge Management, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health Community Health Education, Master of Science Taxation, Master of Social Work, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, MSc Engineering Management, Music Industry Administration, Nonprofit Sector Management, Nursing, pedagogy, Performance Management and Productivity, Production and Inventory Management, Professional Development Training, Professional English, public sector management, Public Sector Management and Leadership, Radiologic Technology Programs, Semester at CSUN, social work, Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) Fieldwork Experience, Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential, Tourism Management, TV & Film Post-Production Technology, University Transition Program

Events Tseng College – California State University, Northridge

The educational program of Tseng College, implemented within the framework of CSUN, apart from academic studies, includes many other interesting events. So, from time to time, the college management organizes meetings with various important and public people. They conduct lectures and meetings with students on the campus of the university.

In addition, the University of California formed a huge number of relationships with major organizations in Los Angeles and not only. This allows students from the university and college Tseng to go on internship or become part-time employees in such well-known companies as Walt Disney Co., Fox Sports Network, Capitol Latin and not only.

One of the greatest strengths of studying in this university is entertainment, especially in the summer. In their free afternoon or evening time, students can organize field trips to the city and unique places in Los Angeles, walk through the center and shopping in Beverly Hills, volleyball on the beach of Malibu or surfing, visit the alley of stars in Hollywood, watch Universal and Disneyland.

There are also several entertainment options for those who can not leave the city and remain on campus: sports matches and competitions, fun contests with modern technology, and in the evenings - themed holidays.

Equipment Tseng College – California State University, Northridge

The territory of CSUN University, which includes Tseng College, is located in one of the most interesting cities not only in the United States, but all over the world - it's Los Angeles. Northridge is a beautiful urban area in which the university is located. Here, in walking distance, there is everything you need for a great and fun holiday: student accommodation, restaurants, shops, shopping centers, cinemas and etc.

Just a few minutes drive - bright lights of Hollywood, beautiful beaches and other attractions, so popular among tourists. Tseng students can fully enjoy all the opportunities that they learn in a dynamic metropolis full of various possibilities.

The University campus in Northridge is one of the best examples of this American university: there is a spacious territory, there is a large stadium for physical activities and an indoor gym, outdoor swimming pools that are accessible to students, as well as cozy bright classrooms for academic studies and much more. The campus is conditionally divided into sectors - the academic part for study and the area for rest and living, where hostels are located.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the University of California usually begins in September, ends in June and consists of two semesters. Also for foreign students there are such educational programs that last for several weeks. Such programs can begin in addition to September also throughout the school year - in January, March,

Additional expenses:

  • Air tickets and a roundtrip transfer,
  • Medical insurance,
  • Visa and consular fees
  • Delivery of documents by express mail
  • Tuition fee in CSUN
  • Entrance fee
  • Expenses for food and transport.

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (return)
  • Study materials
  • Visa fees
  • Flight tickets
  • Medical insurance

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To a foreign student, in order to enroll in one of the programs at the university, it is necessary to prepare the following documents:

  • Copy of passport
  • Statement
  • Certificate of secondary education, or a diploma from the domestic university
  • Letters from teachers
  • Permit to study abroad (visa)
  • Certificates confirming a high level of knowledge of a foreign language (from IELTS 6.0).

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- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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