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New International Admits

California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA), offers students a beautiful 70-acre hilltop campus close to Downtown Los Angeles, the heart of the city's civic and cultural center. Our university is within driving distance of Hollywood (the entertainment capital of the world), local mountains, beaches, and major attractions like the Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood, Beverly Hills and more – all conveniently accessible by car, bus and rail.

Cal State LA is a comprehensive, urban university with a history of commitment to excellence and access. The University has been a leader in providing quality higher education for over 70 years and has graduated over 250,000 alumni. Cal State LA's academic colleges offer more than 60 nationally recognized graduate and undergraduate programs in the sciences, arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, and humanities.

What's Next for Admitted International Students

After you receive an official offer of admission, please click on your student level below to learn about important next steps:

International Programs Office

The Cal State LA International Programs Office provides immigration and visa counseling for international applicants and students. They process and issue I-20s for study at Cal State LA. For more information, please contact the International Programs Office at (323) 343-3170, [email protected], or visit the International Programs webpage.