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Apply to the CSU

CSUMentor allows you to apply online to any CSU campus or to multiple campuses.​​​ Effective June 1, 2017, Cal State Apply will replace CSUMentor as the new CSU application for admission.

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You can also download an application (PDF):

Application for Undergraduate Admission (First-Time Freshman or Transfer Student) 2016-2017

Application for Graduate Admission 2016-2017


Admission Handbook

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A guide to everything you need to apply and be admitted to the California State University.


Find Your Campus Admissions Office

Admission requirements, deadlines, registration information,​ and more — for every CSU campus.

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Are You a California Resident?

Knowing your residency status will determine whether you pay in-state or out-of-state university fees.

Learn About California Residency

Veterans: Documents You'll Need for Admission

What's required if you're a former or current member of the armed forces?​

See What Your Campus Requires