For more information, please review the English Proficiency Requirement.*For detailed information about the CSU Admission requirements please refer to the CSU Admission Handbook.
If you will be applying to a private or out of state university, please contact the school directly for specific deadlines and information or check their website.
If English is not your native language, or you have not had three years (full-time) of your secondary education (or higher) taught in English, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency.
Since most classes are taught in English, you will need to demonstrate your ability to read, write, and speak English.
Students will qualify for regular admission when the university verifies that they have met the requirements on the eligibility index and will have completed the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory subjects.
Graduates of secondary schools in foreign countries must have academic preparation and abilities equivalent to applicants eligible under this section.Students can calculate the index by multiplying their GPA by 800 and adding the mathematics and critical reading scores on the old SAT I or mathematics and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing on the new SAT I.Or, if a student took the ACT, multiply GPA by 200 and add 10 times the ACT composite score (without the writing score).(GPA x 800) old SAT I mathematics and critical reading scores or (GPA x 200) (ACT composite score without the writing score x 10).Admission decisions will be recorded in my Stan State and a letter mailed.Transfers: Test scores or other external credit must be sent directly from the issuing agency (ie: College Board, CLEP, military credit, etc).Additional information regarding CSU Campus Impaction is available on the California State University website. Has completed with grades of "C" or better each of the courses in the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory subject requirements.The university's criteria for admission as a first–time freshman are met if a student:1. Courses must be completed prior to the first enrollment in the California State University.Substitutions may be authorized on a case-by-case basis after review of disability documentation, academic records and recommendation by an academic adviser or guidance counselor in consultation with an admission officer and the director of a CSU Office of Services to Students with Disabilities.Students should be aware that failure to complete the courses required for admission may limit later enrollment in certain majors, particularly those involving mathematics or languages other than English.Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to complete preparatory course requirements.In certain circumstances, if applicants are independently judged as unable to fulfill a specific course requirement because of a documented disability, alternate college preparatory courses may be substituted for specific subject requirements.