CSULA Open Quarters

To apply to Cal State L.A., please visit CSU Mentor at

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

  • CSU Mentor Admissions Applications Filing periods:
    • Undergraduates 
      • Domestic Applicants: October 1, 2012-November
        30, 2012    
      • International Applicants: October 1, 2012-March
        31, 2013
    • Graduates/Credentials/Certificates
      • Domestic Applicants: October 1, 2012-Varies
        (March 1, 2013 or April 26, 2013)
        • To view your specific program’s University
          Application deadline,

          click here
          and search by Academic College.
      • International Applicants: 
        October 1, 2013-March 31, 2013
  • Applications are being accepted from:
    • Undergraduates Applicants
      • First-time Freshmen
      • Upper Division Transfers (and returning students)
    • Graduate/Credential/Certificate Applicants
  • NO applications from 2nd
    baccalaureates, lower division transfer applicants, and undeclared
    transfer applicants.
  • For undergraduate applicants, coursework completed through
    Spring 2013 will be considered for Fall 2013 admissions eligibility.
    If you are working on an Associate’s Degree for Transfer, the
    AA-T/AS-T degrees must also be completed by the end of Spring 2013.
  • Campus and program impaction policies apply.
  • Cal State L.A. will communicate with all applicants via email.

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


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