Application Information | Biological Sciences


Applications to any of the campuses of the California State University can be completed using an online resource called the CSUMentor. This resource is free to use; students will only pay the application fee charged directly by the campus when an application for admission is submitted. CSUMentor is the preferred method of application.

International applicants should visit the Cal State LA International Education web pages for application and admission information.


Graduate Program Admission Deadlines

Biological Sciences  
Biology, M.S. 4/14/17
Graduate Certificate, Biotechnology 5/31/17
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate for Pre-Health Professionals 4/14/17



Important Notice! Due to the California state budget crisis and its effect on the California State University system, many CSU programs are required to reduce their enrollment. It is best to apply as early as possible. You can visit the CSUMentor Application Status Filing Report to which CSU campuses are currently accepting applications, which majors are opened or closed, and to read any messages left by the campus.