Fall 2018 Admissions Dates and Deadlines for Undergraduates

To facilitate the Cal State LA admissions process, please plan to meet all applicable deadlines. Dates are "submit by dates" unless otherwise noted. For information on how to submit documents, visit the Submitting Documents webpage.

Please select your applicant type to view your specific deadlines:

Domestic Applicants

Freshmen

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
November 30, 2017
Cal State Apply Application for Admission
December 2017 Final SAT/ACT testing date
(Official test scores must be received by Cal State LA no later than January 15, 2018.)
February 1, 2018 Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Transfers

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
November 30, 2017
Cal State Apply Application for Admission
February 1, 2018 Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Second Bachelor's Applicants to Nursing BSN

Second Bachelor's degree applicants are held to Graduate Admission requirements. For more information, visit the Graduate Application and Admission webpage.

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
November 30, 2017
Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 12, 2018,

8:59 PM (PST)

Supplemental School of Nursing Application
February 1, 2018 Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

International Applicants (students who need a F-visa to study in the U.S.)

Freshmen

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
March 31, 2018
Cal State Apply Application for Admission
December 2017 Final SAT/ACT testing date (required if graduating from a U.S. high school; strongly encouraged if graduating from a foreign high school)
February 1, 2018 (or within 30 days of application if applying after January 1, 2018) Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Transfers

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
November 30, 2017
Cal State Apply Application for Admission for Programs with Major-Specific Criteria
October 1, 2017 to
March 31, 2018
Cal State Apply Application for Admission for Programs without Major-Specific Criteria
February 1, 2018 (or within 30 days of application if applying after January 1, 2018) Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Returning Students (students who previously attended Cal State LA)

Returners (no additional college coursework attempted since leaving Cal State LA)

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
March 31, 2018
Cal State Apply Application for Admission
Within 30 days of application submission Approved Readmission Petition, if left Cal State LA in Disqualified academic status

Returning Transfers (additional college coursework completed since leaving Cal State LA)

Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
November 30, 2017
Cal State Apply Application for Admission
Within 30 days of application submission Approved Readmission Petition, if left Cal State LA in Disqualified academic status

Cal State LA Downtown (DTLA) (Transfer Applicants Only)

Undergraduate Degree Completion Programs

Be sure to review the Cal State LA College of Professional and Global Education site for details of this program including location, schedule, admission, fees and financial assistance.
 
For more information about the DTLA program, please click on the program name:
Deadline Item
October 1, 2017 to
March 15, 2018
Cal State Apply Application for Admission
February 1, 2018 Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Missing any of the stated deadlines and enrollment criteria may prevent admission eligible students from enrolling at Cal State LA for Fall 2018. There are no exceptions to these requirements, and enrollment may not be deferred to a future term.