Application, Admission and Fee Information

Important Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Filling Date
Applicants who submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Dream (www.CalDreamAct.org) application by March 2 and are admitted to a CSU will receive the same priority consideration for need based financial aid. Complete information and an opportunity to apply on-line for Financial Aid is available on
CSU Mentor.

Campuses Still Open for Admissions
CSU campuses begin receiving Fall applications on October 1 of the year preceding enrollment, e.g. October 1, 2012 for Fall 2013. Some campuses begin to close their application cycle on November 30. Information about which campuses and programs are still open for applications is available on CSU Mentor.

Preparation Tests
Freshman Applicants who are not otherwise exempt must take the CSU English Placement Test (EPT) and the Entry Level Mathematics test (ELM). Most prospective CSU freshmen, who need to take the EPT and ELM are advised to do so by May test date.

More information: EPT/ELM exemptions | Test dates and centers