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Fall 2021 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

January 19, 2021
(extended from 12/15/20)

Cal State Apply Application for Admission
February 15, 2021 Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE), if applicable

Transfers

Deadline Item

January 19, 2021*  (extended from 12/15/20)

*Except for Nursing; deadline was 12/15/20

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 8, 2021

If Nursing applicant, supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application
January 31, 2021 Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2020 grades (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2021)
February 15, 2021

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

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

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

Deadline Item

December 15, 2020   (extended from 12/4/20)

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 8, 2021

Supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application
February 15, 2021
Official college transcripts and if applicable, English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE)

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

Freshmen

Deadline Item
March 31, 2021 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 30, 2021

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

Transfers

Deadline Item

January 19, 2021*  (extended from 12/15/20)

*Except for Nursing; deadline was 12/15/20

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 8, 2021

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

January 31, 2021

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2020 grades (for U.S. coursework only; if applied by December 31, 2020) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2021)

February 15, 2021

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

Returning Students (students who previously attended Cal State LA and earned units)

Returners (no additional college coursework attempted since leaving Cal State LA)

Deadline Item
March 31, 2021 Cal State Apply Application for Admission

If you have completed less than 60 semester units of college credit, or if you are reapplying after January 19, 2021, 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, 2021

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

January 19, 2021*  (extended from 12/15/20)

*Except for Nursing; deadline was 12/15/20

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 8, 2021

If Nursing applicant, supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application
January 31, 2021

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2020 grades (if applied by December 31, 2020) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2021)

February 15, 2021 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 15, 2021 Cal State Apply Application for Admission:
  • Business Administration - Management BS
  • Communication BA
  • Hospitality, Wellness, and Leisure Services BS
April 15, 2021 Cal State Apply Application for Admission:
  • Psychology BA
January 31, 2021 Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2020 grades (if applied by December 31, 2020) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2021)

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 15, 2021

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