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Fall 2023 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.

The Fall 2023 application filing period opens on October 1, 2022. Please select your applicant type to view your specific deadlines.

Domestic Applicants

FRESHMEN

Deadline Item

December 16, 2022 (extended from November 30)

Cal State Apply Application for Admission
February 15, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and if attended non-US schools, submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office.

TRANSFERS

Deadline Item

December 16, 2022 (extended from November 30; Nursing BSN closed on 11/30/22)

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 6, 2023 (by 8:59 pm PST)

If applying to Nursing BSN, submit the supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application via the NursingCAS.
January 31, 2023

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2022 grades (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2023)

February 6, 2023

If applying to Music BM, complete the Music BM Admission Audition requirement

February 15, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and if attended non-US schools, submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office.

SECOND BACHELOR'S APPLICANTS (ELECTRICAL Engineering and Nursing)

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

The following undergraduate programs accept second bachelor's applicants:

  • Electrical Engineering BS
  • Nursing - Basic Pre-Licensure BSN
Deadline Item

November 30, 2022

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 6, 2023 (by 8:59 pm PST)

If applying to Nursing BSN, submit the supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application via the NursingCAS.

February 15, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and submit official college transcripts to the Admissions Office.

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

FRESHMEN

Deadline Item
March 31, 2023

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 30, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and if attended non-US schools, submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office.

TRANSFERS

Deadline Item

December 16, 2022 (extended from November 30; Nursing BSN closed on 11/30/22)

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 6, 2023 (by 8:59 pm PST)

If applying to Nursing BSN, submit the supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application via the NursingCAS.

January 31, 2023

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2022 grades (for U.S. coursework only; if applied by December 31, 2022) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2023)

February 6, 2023

If applying to Music BM, complete the Music BM Admission Audition requirement

February 15, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and if attended non-US schools, submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office.

SECOND BACHELOR'S APPLICANTS (ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND NURSING)

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

The following undergraduate programs accept second bachelor's applicants:

  • Electrical Engineering BS
  • Nursing - Basic Pre-Licensure BSN
Deadline Item

November 30, 2022

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 6, 2023 (by 8:59 pm PST)

If applying to Nursing BSN, submit the supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application via the NursingCAS.

February 15, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and submit official college transcripts to the Admissions Office.

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, 2023 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, 2022, please submit the Returning Student Verification eForm to request a special code before accessing the Cal State Apply application.

Major with supplemental admission applications: If applying to Nursing BSN, apply by November 30, 2022; for Music BM, apply by December 16, 2022 (extended from November 30).

January 6, 2023 (by 8:59 pm PST)

If applying to Nursing BSN, submit the supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application via the NursingCAS.

February 6, 2023

If applying to Music BM, complete the Music BM Admission Audition requirement

Within 30 days of application submission, and no later than

April 30, 2023

Approved Readmission Petition, if left Cal State LA in disqualified academic status. Contact the College for your new desired major for a Readmission from Disqualification meeting appointment at least 2 weeks before this deadline:

College Contact Email
College of Arts and Letter
A&L Advisement Center
College of Business and Economics
CBE Advisement Center
Charter College of Education
Agustin Cervantes, Director of Advising

College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology

ECST Advisement Center

College of Ethnic Studies

Andrea Villegas, Director of Advising
College of Natural and Social Sciences
NSS Advisement Center

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services

HHS Advisement Center

For disqualified students returning as undeclared/exploring majors.

University Academic Advisement Center (UAAC)

RETURNING TRANSFERS (ADDITIONAL COLLEGE COURSEWORK COMPLETED SINCE LEAVING CAL STATE LA)

Deadline Item

December 16, 2022 (extended from November 30; Nursing BSN closed on 11/30/22)

Cal State Apply Application for Admission

January 6, 2023 (by 8:59 pm PST)

If applying to Nursing BSN, submit the supplemental Patricia A. Chin School of Nursing (SON) Application via the NursingCAS.

January 31, 2023

Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2022 grades (if applied by December 31, 2022) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2023)

February 6, 2023

If applying to Music BM, complete the Music BM Admission Audition requirement

February 15, 2023

Approved Readmission Petition, if left Cal State LA in disqualified academic status. Contact the College for your new desired major for a Readmission from Disqualification meeting appointment at least 2 weeks before this deadline:

College Contact Email
College of Arts and Letter
A&L Advisement Center
College of Business and Economics
CBE Advisement Center
Charter College of Education
Agustin Cervantes, Director of Advising

College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology

ECST Advisement Center

College of Ethnic Studies

Andrea Villegas, Director of Advising
College of Natural and Social Sciences
NSS Advisement Center

Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services

HHS Advisement Center

For disqualified students returning as undeclared/exploring majors.

University Academic Advisement Center (UAAC)

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, 2023 Cal State Apply Application for Admission
January 31, 2023 Cal State Apply Application Updates with Fall 2022 grades (if applied by December 31, 2022) (Transfer Application Update opens in early January 2023)

Within 15 days of application submission, and no later than

April 7, 2023

Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, DuoLingo English), if applicable; and if attended non-US schools, submit official transcripts to the Admissions Office.

Missing any of the stated deadlines and enrollment criteria may prevent admission eligible students from enrolling at Cal State LA for Fall 2023. There are no exceptions to these requirements, and enrollment may not be deferred to a future term.