Student Academic Services
Counselors and Educators

Counselors and Educators

In this section, counselors and educators will find information on CSU admission criteria and procedures, academic programs and majors, financial aid and student fees, outreach, housing, and more to help prepare students interested in attending the CSU.

If you have questions related to the functionality of the online admission application, please contact Liaison's Cal State Apply Applicant Help Center. For other questions about applying to the CSU, please visit the Cal State Apply FAQ page or your campusís admissions office.

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Admission Programs and Related Information

Admission/Cal State Apply
A free online resource to help students and their families learn about the CSU system, select a CSU campus, plan to finance higher education, review fees and cost of attendance, and apply for admission.

Admission Requirements
Undergraduate admission requirements, including freshman and transfer information, for the 23 CSU campuses.

Application Filing Status Report
A real-time reference for applicants to determine which CSU campuses accept applications after the initial filing period.

Early Assessment Program

Financial Aid
Information on financial aid resources available to students at the CSU. Also included is the average cost of attendance by CSU campus and information on fees and non-resident tuition (tuition is not charged to California residents).

How to Get to College Guide
These guides, for middle and high school students and their families, help students chart a path to college.

Impaction Information
Click here to get the lastest information on Impacted Campuses and Programs.


Academic Performance Report
This site provides first-year GPA and continuation rates for students from specific high schools and community colleges.

Analytic Studies
The division of Analytic Studies is responsible for compiling student data from the 23 campuses of the California State University and disseminating statistical information about applications, new enrollments, continuing enrollments, and degrees conferred.

Articulation Agreements (ASSIST)
ASSIST is a computerized student-transfer information system that can be accessed over the World Wide Web.

Campus Links
Official websites of the 23 CSU campuses.


Focus on English (.pdf) 2009 Edition
This booklet provides information about the English competencies required by the CSU, and it includes a number of frequently asked questions.

Focus on Mathematics (.pdf) 2009 Edition
This booklet provides information about the entry level mathematics requirement of the CSU, and it includes answers to a number of frequently asked questions.

Other Related Links