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In fall 2015, the California State University​ welcomed over 65,000 first-time freshmen​​.


The CSU provides a high-quality education at far less than the average cost of a public university education.


Every year, over 100,000​ degrees are earned by graduates of the 23 campuses of the CSU.


Planning for College​​

Use this guide ​​​​​​​​​to the high school courses and test scores you'll need to be admitted.

Learn About Requirements

Choosing a Campus

Get help selecting the school or degree that's the best fit for you.​

Find the Right Campus

Applying to the CSU

Learn about deadlines, impacted campuses, and get started on your application​​.

Apply to the CSU

Paying for College

Wondering what your education will cost and how you'll pay for it?

See Fees, Financial Aid & More

Next Steps

You've been admitted to the CSU! Here's how to move ahead.