Fall 2020 Admission Deadlines - 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

November 30, 2019
 

Cal State Apply Application for Admission
December 2019 Final SAT/ACT testing date
(Official test scores must be received by Cal State LA no later than January 15, 2020.)
January 31, 2020 Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Transfers

Deadline Item
November 30, 2020 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 10, 2020,

8:59 PM (PST)

If Nursing applicant, supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application
January 31, 2020 Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2019 grades (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2020)
January 31, 2020

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Second Bachelor's Applicants to Nursing BSN (Traditional program)

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

Deadline Item
November 30, 2019 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 10, 2020,

8:59 PM (PST)

Supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application
January 31, 2020
Official college transcripts and if applicable, English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE)

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

Freshmen

Deadline Item
March 31, 2020 Cal State Apply Application for Admission
December 2019

Final SAT/ACT testing date (required if graduating from a U.S. high school; strongly encouraged if graduating from a foreign high school)

If applied by November 30, 2019, official test scores must be received by Cal State LA no later than January 15, 2020.

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 30, 2020

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Transfers

Deadline Item
November 30, 2019 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 10, 2020,

8:59 PM (PST)

If Nursing applicant, supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application

January 31, 2020

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2019 grades (for U.S. coursework only) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2020)

January 31, 2020

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
March 31, 2020 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

If you have completed less than 60 semester units of college credit, or if you are reapplying after November 30, 2019, please submit the Returning Student Verification eForm to request a special code before accessing the Cal State Apply application.

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 30, 2020

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
November 30, 2019 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 10, 2020,

8:59 PM (PST)

If Nursing applicant, supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application
January 31, 2020

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2019 grades (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2020)

January 31, 2020 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
March 16, 2020 Cal State Apply Application for Admission
January 31, 2020 Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2019 grades (if applied by December 31, 2019) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2020)

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 3, 2020

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 2020. There are no exceptions to these requirements, and enrollment may not be deferred to a future term.