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International Students


Ready to Apply?

Most CSU campuses welcome applications from international students, which includes those who hold a U.S. student visa, exchange visitors and other nonimmigrant classifications.

Apply to the CSU

English Proficiency Requirement

You may need to demonstrate your ability to read, write and speak English.

Learn About the TOEFL Test

Documenting Your Financial Resources

International students must prove they have enough funds to cover the cost of their first year at the CSU.

Learn About Financial Certification

Preparing Your Academic Records

Do you have your transcripts from previous schools ready?

Learn What You Need

​How to Get a Student Visa

You can start the visa application process as soon as you're admitted to the CSU.

Learn About Visas


International Student Programs at CSU Campuses


International Students

Resources for International Students

Find more information about attending the CSU as an international student on CSUMentor

CSU International Programs

CSU International Programs

For international study abroad programs, visit CSU International Programs