If you are a high school or transfer student, you can apply to the California State University through
Cal State Apply.
Once you have been accepted to a CSU campus, you should
California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request form with the school. The request requires that students without legal immigration status state they have filed or will file an application to legalize their immigration status as soon as they are eligible to do so. You will need to submit a separate request to each campus you plan to attend. You do not need to submit a new request if you are continuously enrolled at the same campus.For campus specific information, visit
Campus Support The law requires that the information you share on the
California Nonresident Tuition Exemption Request form be kept confidential. (See California Education Code §68130.5(d): "Student information obtained in the implementation of this section is confidential.") Student information is also protected by the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Office of Admissions and Records at the CSU campus where you are enrolled, or where you intend to enroll, for instructions on submission of your college application or California Nonresident Tuition form (including deadline) and any additional requirements a campus may have for admission.