Money Magazine Ranks CSUN Among Top ‘Transformative Colleges’

  • The Delmar T. Oviatt Library sits under a blue, partially cloudy sky.

    The Delmar T. Oviatt Library, where students can mingle, study and check out books they might need for their classes.

CSUN ranks No. 7 among the “most transformative colleges” in the nation, according to Money Magazine — highlighting CSUN students’ higher than expected graduation rates, earnings and student loan repayment than peers with similar academic and economic backgrounds.

In a list of 50 schools, the magazine’s website,, noted factors such as graduation rates, earnings and student loan repayment when ranking schools. In the list’s Top 10, CSUN students pay the lowest tuition and face the lowest student debt among the schools ranked.

CSUN also ranks No. 29 in Money Magazine’s list of the best colleges in America for its overall value, and is one of five CSU schools to make it into the Top 50.

For the full list of “transformative college” rankings, visit here. For the list of best colleges for overall value, visit here.