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Applying to the CSU

If you're a veteran or active military and you want to apply to the CSU as an undergraduate, you can apply through Cal State Apply. 

Be sure, too, to contact the Veteran Success Center at the campus you want to attend to learn about any policies that may affect your application process.

If you're a prospective graduate or doctoral student, contact the campus program or department you're interested in for deadlines for applying and other details that may affect your application. 

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