After you receive an official offer of admission, please follow these important steps to ensure a smooth transition to Cal State LA (click on each section to expand):
Submit Official Transcripts within 30 days of Offer of Admission
Official transcripts are required from each and every college/university attended, and if used for course credit, official test scores (e.g. AP, CLEP, IB, etc.). We require an official transcript from every institution attended even if an institution's courses are also reported on another institution's transcript. For Fall admission, transcripts should include grades earned through the fall term. For Spring admission, transcripts should include grades earned through the prior summer term.
Submit the Enrollment Confirmation Deposit no later than May 1st to accept your Offer of Admission
Satisfy the Terms of your Admission Offer
Complete 60 transferable semester units or 90 transferable quarter units.
Complete a minimum of 30 semester units or 45 quarter units in courses approved to meet CSU General Education (GE) requirements.
Complete with a grade of 'C-' or better by the end of the prior Spring term for Fall admission or by the end of the prior Summer term for Spring admission the CSU GE requirements in Written Communication, Oral Communication, Critical Thinking*, and Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning.
Overall final transferable GPA that is the same, or higher than, what was reported on the Admission Application. While some decrease in GPA may continue to meet admission eligibility, declines below admission cutoffs will result in withdrawal of the offer.
Be in good standing at the last college or university attended in a regular session.
If admitted to a program with Major-Specific Requirements; must also meet/complete the supplmental admission criteria as planned.
*The CSU Critical Thinking course requirement is waived for most Engineering majors. Please see the Major-Specific Requirements for Admission for details.
Failure to meet these conditions will result in the rescinding of the admission offer. If readmission is desired for a future term, a new application must be submitted for that term, and applicants must meet all of the admission requirements in effect at that time.
- Fall Admission: July 15 and must include grades through the spring term
- Spring Admission: TBD