CSU Long Beach: Transfer Students

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:yes
Number of transfer applications received:26,464
Number of transfer a​pplicants offered admission:8,813 (33%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:3,833 (43%)
Percent of all new students who were transfers:42%

Application and Credit Trasnfer

Terms for which transfer​s may enroll:fall, spring
Minimum number of credits applicant needs to apply as a transfer student:56
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript not required
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores not required
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) not required
Minimum college GPA required for transfer applicants:2.00 using a 4.0 scale
Closing date for transfer applicants:November 30 for fall, August 31 for spring
Notification date for transfer applicants:February 15 for fall, October 15 for spring
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:June 1 for fall, December 1 for spring
Lowest course grade that may be transferred for credit:C
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred:70 credits from a two-year institution, 94 credits from a four-year institution
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school:30 to receive a bachelor's degree