Apply to the CSU

Apply to the CSU

Apply Online

CSUMentor will be available for applicants to submit applications for Fall 2015 starting on October 1, 2014.

The best way to apply to the CSU is online at CSUMentor. It is the quickest and fastest way to apply. CSUMentor is designed to provide outreach, pre-admission, financial aid, and admission information. Online application allows CSU campuses to make earlier admission decisions. CSUMentor is also a repository for campus-specific supplemental information.

A prospective applicant may also download the application in PDF format, complete it, and mail a printed copy directly to each CSU campus to which he or she is applying.

How to Apply

How to Apply

When ready to apply, make sure you have gathered all admission-related documents, test scores, and other requirements

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First-Time Freshmen

First-Time Freshmen

First-time freshmen must meet minimum eligibility requirements and complete placement tests.

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Transfer Admission

Transfer Admission

To determine which transfer admission category applies to you, read more about lower- and upper-division transfer requirements »

Note: The California State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, genetic information, religion or veteran status in its programs and activities, including admission and access. Review our full nondiscrimination policy »