Resources for Applying to Graduate School

How to Apply to Graduate or Professional School

This page provides resources and general guidance to Cal State LA students exploring graduate and professional school pathways.

Students should schedule appointments with faculty mentors or faculty advisors with any discipline-specific questions.


Useful Links


Los Angeles Idealist Grad Fair 

Thursday, October 12 at 5 p.m.- 8 p.m., Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B

  • Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more. Speak with graduate admissions advisors from local, national and international universities. The fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school. 

Register here