Fall 2018 Semester - Open for Admission Applications

Applications to the Fall 2018 Semester:

October 1, 2017 begins the application filing period for the fall 2018 semester. Most undergraduate programs have an application filing date of March 1, 2017. Prospective applicants may apply using the new online application, Cal State Apply. Please note the following for prospective applications for the fall 2018 semester:

  • Open to First Time Freshmen
  • Open to eligible Upper Division Transfer (Undergraduate domestic students)
  • Open to Returning Students (including eligible reinstated students)
  • Currently closed to Second Bachelors (check back in November in CSUApply or on this webpage as an update.)
  • Open to Graduate & Post-Baccalaureate programs (Program deadline dates vary, visit the Application Dates and Deadlines page for the deadline date when applying for details)
  • Open for International Applicants (Freshmen, Transfers, Graduates)
  • The nursing major/program is impacted. Applications are accepted October 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

Applications to the Spring 2018 Semester:

August 1, 2017 begins the application filing period for the spring 2018 semester with varying program deadline dates. Most programs have an application filing deadline date of September 15, 2017. Prospective applicants may apply using the new online application, Cal State Apply. Please note the following for prospective applications for the spring 2018 semester:

  • Closed to First Time Freshmen (First Time Freshmen may apply for the Fall 2018 semester beginning October 1, 2017)
  • Closed to eligible Upper Division Transfer
  • Closed to Returning Students (including reinstated students)
  • Open to Graduate & Post-Baccalaureate (Credential programs) - Note the various program deadline dates upon application.
  • Open for International Applicants (Closes October 15, 2017)


Cal State Apply Application Resources


Cal State Apply Presentation

Cal State Apply Handout on Highlights and Key Changes

Cal State Apply Freshmen Coursework Entry Guide

Cal State Apply Transfer Guide (updated Aug 17, 2017)

Cal State Apply Transfer Credit Entry Guide

Cal State Apply Graduate Application Guide

Cal State Apply International Application Guide

Cal State Apply Fee Waiver Checklist Sheet

Test, non-production site for Cal State Apply (NOTE: This is a non-production site. Do not apply using this link.)

Cal State Apply FAQ Document for Common Management Systems