California State University (CSU)
CSU "A-G" required courses (must have a C or better in all)
A. History/Social Science, 2 years required
B. English, 4 years required
C. Mathematics, 3 years required
D. Laboratory Science, 2 years required
E. Language other than English, 2 years required
F. Visual and Performing Arts, 1 year required
G. College Preparatory Elective, 1 year required
CSU Eligibility Index Your Eligibility Index is calculated using your grade point average (GPA) and your ACT or SAT score. The score will help tell you if you’re eligible for admission to the CSU.
Paying for a CSU Use this link to help determine tuition costs for CSUs.
SAT and/or ACT
Testing requirements for CSUs can be found here:
You should begin taking these exams in the spring of your junior year. All testing must be concluded by November of your senior year.
Which test should I take? SAT or ACT?
CSU Application Process
California State University (CSU): October 1 - November 30
How to choose a CSU campus:
Picking the right place to earn your degree is an important part of applying to the CSU. Use the CSU Campus Match tool to compare all 23 campuses by location, size, setting and more. Use this link to help narrow your choices:
After You Have Been Accepted
All admission decisions are conditional on the successful completion of your senior year. Colleges may rescind admission to students who earn low grades in college preparatory classes during their senior year. Make sure you arrange to have your final transcript sent to the university you have chosen.
Last Modified on February 5, 2019