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​​Find your future at the California State University.
With 23 campuses and thousands of degree choices, the CSU is a great place to start your journey. Explore your options below, and start your application today.​

The entire California State University system is taking all the necessary steps to mitigate the disruptions caused by COVID-19 while ensuring the health and safety for our students, faculty, staff and communities.

Please be assured that all CSU campuses are prepared to be as flexible as possible when working with fall 2020 applicants on meetin​g admission requirements and selection. This flexibility will vary by campus and potentially by major applied due ​to impaction. Although there has been disruption, as campuses transition to some or all staff working remotely, processing of applications and communications is still taking place. We would encourage fall 2020 applicants to continue to check their email and campus portals regularly.

If students have specific questions, they can contact campuses via email. ​ Campus contact information can be found here. We would encourage applicants to contact campuses via email and be patient while awaiting a response.


​Admissi​on Guidance:

Incoming Transfers
​​ First-Time Freshman

See Application Dates & Deadlin​es

To determine the exact deadline for your desired program, please visit the Application Dates & Deadlines​ page.

Refer to the Applicant Help Center​ for additional information and answers to your application questions.


Choose the type of student you are to learn more about how to apply to the CSU:

Choosing a Campus

Compare all 23 schools by size, location, activities and other criteria to find the campus that's the perfect fit for you.

Explore Campuses

Choosing a Degree

The CSU offers over 4,100 undergraduate and graduate degrees through classroom and online instruction.

Explore Degrees

Getting into the CSU

Wondering about admission requirements and the tests, grades and test scores you'll need to be admitted?

Explore Admission

Paying for College

Find out how much it costs to go to the CSU and how to apply for a variety of types of financial aid, including grants and loans.

See Your Options









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Preparing​ for College

The path to a college degree starts early. Here's what you need to know, starting as soon as s​ixth grade.

Create an account at CaliforniaColleges.edu to track your classes and then transfer your planner to your CSU application.​

Impaction at the CSU

A campus or major is “impacted” when there are more qualified applicants than available spaces to accommodate them. A number of campuses and degree programs are impacted, which may affect your plans to attend the CSU.

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