An international first-time freshman applicant is a student who wishes to study at our university on an F-1 (student) visa, who is applying to one of our bachelor's degree programs and who has not yet completed any post-secondary course work at a college or university.
Test credit accepted: Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) (see International Admissions office for details and other test credit accepted)
*Appeal process for special consideration due to extenuating circumstances/demonstrable hardship may be considered, submit appeal to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply online at: www.calstate.edu/apply
All official secondary-school records including certificates, examination grades, degrees or diplomas in the original language of issue through the postal mail in a school-sealed envelope
Official English translations of all academic records including certificates, degrees or diplomas
Affidavit of Financial Support or scholarship letter
A copy of your Passport
Send all OFFICIAL transcripts and translations directly to the address below.
Copies of all the documents needed above can be submitted online! By submitting these documents online, this allows us to give you an early admission decision. Official transcripts and test scores must be received before issuance of I-20 for student visa.