There are 23 state universities throughout California, all offering degree programs. These programs provide training for all careers that require a Bachelor’s degree.
Application Dates- The application-filing period is October 1- November 30.
Campuses will only accept applications that are submitted online.
II. Application Fees- A fee of $70 must be included with each campus application. *The fee waiver application is part of the general application for admission.
III. Admission Requirements
Mathematics (4 years recommended)
U.S. History or ½ U.S. History and ½ Government and 1 year of social science
Laboratory Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics): At least one biological science and one physical science
Language Other than English (same language)
Visual and Performing Art (Art, Dance, Drama/Theater, or Music)
Approved college preparatory electives (English, Adv. Math, Lab Science, Foreign Language, Social Science, Visual and Performing Arts, or Agriculture)
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED
IV. Examination Requirement
All freshman applicants must submit test scores, as described below:
One aptitude test, either a or b:
SAT Reasoning Test www.collegeboard.com
ACT (American College Test) including the Writing Option www.act.org
**The California State University (CSU) will temporarily suspend the use of ACT/SAT examinations in determining admission eligibility for all CSU campuses for the 2021-2022 academic year. This temporary change of admission eligibility applies only for the fall 2021, winter 2022 and spring 2022 admission cycles.