CSULA Admissions Deadlines Fall 2014

All deadlines are “postmark dates” unless otherwise noted.

Undergraduate Applicants

Graduate / Credential / Certificate Applicants

Undergraduate Applicants

Undergraduate Deadlines
Admission/Enrollment Items Domestic
Applicant Deadlines
International (F/J Visa) Applicant Deadlines
CSU Mentor Application Deadline 11/30/2013 3/31/2014
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.
12/13/2013 Within 2 weeks of CSU Mentor Application Submission
Freshmen only: Last Qualifying SAT/ACT test date December 2013 February 2014
Missing Information/Application Updates 02/14/14 N/A
Official PARTIAL academic transcript(s) from every educational institution attended (and currently attending), regardless if an institution's courses appear on another institution's transcript
-For freshman applicants with foreign/non-US coursework only - secondary/high school, and if applicable, college/university records
-For upper division transfer applicants with foreign/non-US coursework only – college/university records
-For returning CSULA students - resubmit transcripts for all institutions attended (and currently attending), excluding CSULA
*Official documents must be received within one year of issue date for US institutions, or two years for foreign institutions.
*Transcripts should include coursework taken through Fall/December 2013.
(if requested to do so)
Within 30 days of CSU Mentor Application Submission
Returning students only: CSULA Re-Admissions Form
If academically disqualified from the University, meet with disqualifying department advisor for re-admission advisement appointment. If approved, the completed form must be submitted with all required signatures.
(if applicable)
Within 30 days of CSU Mentor Application Submission
(if applicable)
Official English 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. 
(if applicable)
Within 30 days of CSU Mentor Application Submission
(if applicable)
Transfer only: Verification of Associates Degree for Transfer (optional)
If completing an Associates Degree for Transfer (ADT/AA-T/AS-T), submit official California community college transcript with transfer degree designation, or a petition for graduation with a transfer degree by Spring 2014. 
(if applicable)
(if applicable)
Freshmen only: English Placement Test (EPT)/Entry Level Mathematics (ELM) exam testing deadline
Must register for exams at least 2 weeks prior to the test date.
March 2014 March 2014; if not in US, upon arrival to campus
Enrollment Confirmation Deposit
$100 (non-refundable, non-transferable) - do not submit until after receipt of admissions notification.
5/1/2014 6/2/2014
Last coursework qualifying term for admissions consideration  Spring 2014 Spring 2014
Register for New Student Orientation
Invitations will be sent to eligible students in June 2014.
07/01/14 Contact International Office
Official FINAL academic transcript(s) from every educational institution attended, regardless if an institution's courses appear on another institution's transcript and Test Scores (SAT/ACT/AP/IB)
*Transcripts must include posted grades for coursework taken through Spring/June 2014.
*If an institution’s official transcript was previously submitted to CSULA as part of your fall 2014 admissions file, and no additional coursework has been completed/posted since the initial transcript’s issue date, you do not need to resubmit a transcript from that institution.
7/15/2014 7/15/14; if not in US, upon arrival to campus
FINAL official academic transcript(s) for Summer 2014 coursework
*Must have met Fall 2014 admissions eligibility based on coursework completed in Spring 2014. This deadline is for additional coursework completed in Summer 2014.
(if applicable)
(if applicable)


Graduate/Credential/Certificate Applicants

Special note to Graduate applicants:

In addition to the CSU Mentor Graduate Admissions Application, many

programs also require a separate departmental application. To

ensure full consideration of your application,

you must submit any required separate application to your graduate

program of interest by the deadline date for the program.  For more

information, please visit the

Office of Graduate

Studies and the

Important Information for Applicants.


Please Select one of the following programs to view the corresponding deadlines:

Missing any of the stated deadlines and enrollment criteria may prevent
admission eligible students from enrolling at Cal State L.A. for Fall
2014. There are no exceptions to these requirements, and enrollment may
not be deferred to a future quarter.

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 initial
fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without
notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or
quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as

that are subject to change
upon approval by The Board of Trustees.