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Requirements for First-Time Freshmen
A high school graduate or a transfer student who lacks 60 transferable
quarter units ) units should:
1. Complete a prescribed package of 15
college preparatory courses; your high school counselor can advise you about
what courses CSUB requires.
2. Submit two copies of transcripts to the
Office of Admissions.
3. Take the ACT or the SAT examination and submit
the results directly to the CSUB Admissions Office.
Requirements for transfer students
An applicant wishing to transfer from an accredited college
may be admitted to the university in one of two ways:
Students who have completed 60 or
fewer transferable semester college units ( 90 quarter units ) are considered
lower division students. Students who have completed 60 or more transferable
semester college units ( 90 quarter units ) are considered upper division
Upper Division Transfer Requirements
You will qualify for admission as an
upper division transfer student if you meet all of the following:
have a grade point average of 2.0 (C or better) in all eligible transferable
units attempted; and you
are in good standing at the last college or university
2. You have completed the general education requirements
with 4 courses ("The Golden Four")
- Critical Thinking
- Mathematics or quantitative reasoning.
All applicants must furnish two copies of transcripts from all schools
and colleges attended to Admissions and Records. Requests for official
transcripts should be made directly to the institution from which transcripts
are required. Transcripts presented by a student cannot be accepted as
If you're thinking about coming to CSUB, give the staff at the
University Outreach Office a call. They can answer many questions, assist you in
completing your application, and provide guided tours of the campus for
prospective students and their parents.
How to Apply to CSU Bakersfield?
The admissions process has been designed for ease
and convenience. There are two ways you can apply:
1. By completing the
on-line application at CSU Mentor,
2. By completing the
paper application available at the
Admissions or by mail on request.
Lower Division Transfer Requirements
You will qualify for
admission if you have a grade point average of 2.0 (C or better) in all eligible
transferable units attempted, are in good standing at the last college or
university attended, and meet one of the following:
1. You will meet the
freshman admission requirements in effect for the term to which you are
applying, or you were eligible at the time of high school graduation, or
2. You were eligible at the time of high school graduation, except for
the subject requirements and have since made up the missing subjects.