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Prospective Students and their Families

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Prospective Students and Parents


A free online resource to help students and their families learn about the CSU system, select a CSU campus, plan to finance higher education, review fees and cost of attendance, and apply for admission.

Apply Online
Apply online to any CSU campus.

Ask an Expert
Frequently asked questions and contact information for all 23 campuses.

CSU Cost of Attendance
Compare the cost of attending CSU, including fees, non-resident tuition, housing, text books, transportation costs, etc. at any of the 23 campuses.

Financial Aid
Financial aid resources, including tuition savings plans, fee waiver programs, and the estimated cost of attendance by CSU campus (tuition is not charged to California residents).

Impacted Campuses and Programs
Current information on impacted campuses and programs in the CSU.

Plan for College
Admission information and assistance for middle school, high school, transfer, re-entry, international and graduate students.

Transfer Information
Information for students transferring from a California Community College to the CSU.

Campus Information

General Campus Information Sessions/Campus Tours
Learn more about a specific campus. Some campuses offer on-line virtual tours. Find the required SAT/ACT scores for a given campus, as well as the campus code(s) needed to complete a federal financial aid (FAFSA) application.

Campus Events
Get a calendar of events at any CSU campus.

Campus Links
Official websites of the 23 CSU campuses.


California Veterans Education Opportunities Partnership
Veterans or current servicemen and women who reside in California or who are stationed in California can take advantage of the state's wealth of postsecondary educational options - including attending a California State University campus.

Grades and Admission Examinations
Information on the SAT, ACT, EPT/ELM tests.

How to Get to College Guide
These guides, for middle and high school students and their families, help students chart a path to college.

Campus Information Directory/Student Services (.pdf)
Contact information for various student services at each CSU campus.

Study Abroad Opportunities
CSU offers year-long international study in 18 different countries and more than 100 academic majors.


Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
EOP is designed to assist low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.

New Academic Grants (.pdf, 50KB)
Information on Academic Competitiveness Grants National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (SMART) Grants from the U.S. Department of Education.

Services to Students With Disabilities
Information on the CSU disability centers at each CSU campus, including systemwide policies.


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Last Updated: February 06, 2017