Fall 2017 Admission Deadlines - Undergraduates

  • For specific admission categories, visit Available Terms.
  • For Graduate/Post-Bac Certificate/Credential program deadlines, click here.
  • All deadlines are “submit by dates” unless otherwise noted.
  • For the online University Admission Application, click here.
    If you are an international student that will require a student visa to study in the United States, please apply using the International Application.
 
Fall 2017 Undergraduates Domestic Applicants with US coursework only

Domestic Applicants with Foreign/non-US coursework

OR

applying for 2nd degree (Nursing BSN)

Returning

Cal State LA Students

International Applicants

(F/J Visas)

CSU Mentor Application Deadline Nov. 30, 2016 Nov. 30, 2016

Mar. 31, 2017

Impacted Majors:

Nov. 30, 2016

Non-Impacted Majors:

Mar. 31, 2017

CSU Mentor Application Fee Payment
$55 (US dollars) - if not paid online at time of application submission, it can only be paid by mail or in-person. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferable to another term. Please refer to your CSU Mentor Application Submission Confirmation page.
December 15, 2016

December 15, 2016

Within 14 days of application submission

Within 14 days of application submission

Freshmen only: Last qualifying SAT/ACT exam for admissions consideration

Remember to request to send score report to Cal State LA.

December 2016

(if freshman)

*Official scores must be sent to Cal State LA

December 2016

(if freshman)

*Official scores must be sent to Cal State LA

Not applicable

February 2017

(if freshman)

*Official scores must be sent to Cal State LA

Application Updates

Corrections to the submitted CSU Mentor University Admission Application

December 15, 2016 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Last coursework qualifying term for admissions consideration 

Spring 2017

(or June 2017)

Spring 2017

(or June 2017)

Spring 2017

(or June 2017)

Spring 2017

(or June 2017)

Official academic transcript(s) from every educational institution attended (and currently attending), regardless if an institution's courses appear on another institution's transcript.

***Must include grades earned through Fall 2016.
-For freshman and lower division transfer applicants - secondary/high school, and if applicable, college/university records
-For upper division transfer applicants – college/university records
-For returning students - if last attended more than 5 years ago, resubmit transcripts for all institutions attended (and currently attending), excluding Cal State LA
*Official documents must be received within within one year of issue date for domestic institutions, or two years for foreign institutions.

Not applicable

Feb. 15, 2017

Pending

Pending

*do not submit before CSU Mentor application submission

Official English Language Proficiency Exam Scores (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE)
Required from all applicants, regardless of residency, who have not completed at least 3 years of full-time coursework at the secondary level or above, at an accredited educational institution where English is the principal language of instruction, or has not completed a transferable college-level English Composition course from a United States post-secondary institution, with a grade of 'C' or better.
*Scores are valid for up to two years after test date.
Not applicable

Feb. 15, 2017

(if applicable, test date must be between August 1, 2015-February 1, 2017)

Not applicable

Pending

(if applicable, test date must be between August 1, 2015-March 31, 2017)

*do not submit before CSU Mentor application submission

US Military Veterans only: DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (optional)

A copy is acceptable; required for veteran benefits consideration.

Feb. 15, 2017

(if applicable)

Feb. 15, 2017

(if applicable)

Pending

(if applicable)

Not applicable
Returning students only: Cal State LA Readmission Petition
If academically disqualified from the University, meet with disqualifying department advisor for readmission advisement appointment. If approved for readmission, the completed form must be submitted with all required signatures.
Not applicable Not applicable

Within 14 days of application submission

(if applicable)

Not applicable
CA Community College Transfers only: Verification of Associate's Degree for Transfer (ADT) (optional)
If completing an Associate's Degree for Transfer (ADT/AA-T/AS-T), and would like priority admission consideration, please submit an official California community college transcript with ADT designation, or a petition for graduation with an ADT by Spring 2017.

Mar. 15, 2017

(if applicable)

Mar. 15, 2017

(if applicable)

Mar. 15, 2017

(if applicable)

Mar. 15, 2017

(if applicable)

*do not submit before CSU Mentor application submission

Freshmen only: Recommended English Placement Test (EPT)/Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam test date

If not exempt, must register for exam(s) at least two weeks prior to the desired test date

March 2017

(if applicable)

 

March 2017

(if applicable)

 

March 2017

(if applicable)

March 2017; or upon arrival in the United States (if applicable)
Enrollment Confirmation Deposit
$100 (US dollars; non-refundable, non-transferable) - do not submit until after receipt of admission notification.
May 1, 2017 May 1, 2017

June 1, 2017

June 1, 2017

FINAL official academic transcript(s) from every educational institution attended (and currently attending), regardless if an institution's courses appear on another school's transcript and Test Scores (SAT/ACT/AP/IB).

***Must include grades earned through Spring 2017.
-For freshman and lower division transfer applicants - transcripts from secondary/high school with high school graduation date posted, and if applicable, college/university.
-For upper division transfer applicants – transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.

July 15, 2017 July 15, 2017 July 15, 2017 July 15, 2017

CA community college transfers only: Official transcript with ADT degree posted

If completed an Associates Degree for Transfer (ADT) by the end of Spring 2017, and it was not posted on the already submitted final transcript. Resubmit official transcript with notation of ADT completion.

Aug. 1, 2017

(if applicable)

Aug. 1, 2017

(if applicable)

Aug. 1, 2017

(if applicable)

Aug. 1, 2017

(if applicable)

First day of the term Aug. 21, 2017 Aug. 21, 2017 Aug. 21, 2017 Aug. 21, 2017
Official Supplemental Transcript(s) for Summer 2017 coursework (OPTIONAL)
Required from admitted applicants for supplemental coursework completed in Summer 2017, prior to Fall 2017 enrollment at Cal State LA.
Sept. 1, 2017 Sept. 1, 2017 Sept. 1, 2017 Sept. 1, 2017

Missing any of the stated deadlines and enrollment criteria may prevent admission eligible students from enrolling at Cal State LA for Fall 2017. There are no exceptions to these requirements, and enrollment may not be deferred to a future term.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.
The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees. All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the Presidents, as appropriate. Changes in mandatory systemwide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act (Sections 66028 - 66028.6 of the Education Code).