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Test Deadlines

Systemwide EPT and ELM Test Dates

February 11, 2017
March 18, 2017
May 6, 2017

Prospective CSU freshmen who need to take the EPT and ELM are advised to test early and to complete the requirement no later than the May test date. Please visit the CSU campus website and ETS.org to obtain information on additional test dates available for each campus.

Additional information on transcript and test score requirements for first-time freshmen applicants can be found on the Campus Admission-Specific Practices and Enrollment Resources website.

ACT and SAT Test Deadlines

Use the table below to find the last date for Fall 2017 first-time freshmen applicants to take the SAT or ACT to meet campus early admission decision deadlines.

Campus Last Date to Take SAT Last Date to Take ACT
Bakersfield December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Channel Islands December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Chico December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Dominguez Hills December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
East Bay December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Fresno December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Fullerton December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Humboldt December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Long Beach December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Los Angeles December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
CSU Maritime AcademyOctober 1, 2016 for Early Admission or December 3, 2016 for Regular AdmissionOctober 22, 2016 for Early Admission or December 10, 2016 for Regular Admission
Monterey Bay December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Northridge December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Pomona December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Sacramento December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
San Bernardino December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
San Diego November 5, 2016 October 22, 2016
San Francisco December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
San José November 7, 2016 October 22, 2016
San Luis Obispo November 5, 2016 October 22, 2016
San Marcos December 5, 2016 December 12, 2016
Sonoma December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016
Stanislaus December 3, 2016 December 10, 2016

Visit the following websites for more information on SAT and ACT registration deadlines:

SAT: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/sat-reasoning/register/test-dates
ACT: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html