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Fall Applications Open on October 1, 2021

 

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Questions on applying for admissions? We welcome all undergraduate, first year, and transfer students to contact us for assistance. 

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California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.

CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire, and it has the second highest African American and Hispanic enrollments of all public universities in California. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.

Cal State San Bernardino is listed among the best colleges and universities in the western United States, according to The Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report, in their respective annual rankings. In addition, it is a "Military Friendly School" according to G.I. Jobs. The Sierra Club named CSUSB one of "America's Coolest Schools." All that is missing is you.

Submitting an application to CSUSB is the first step in becoming a Coyote! To make sure that your application will be successful you should understand what admission requirements you will be asked to meet. Below you can find information for Undergraduate applicants. We admit both First-Year students joining us after high school graduation and Transfer students who have prior college experience. 

Cal State Apply

Use this direct link to access all CSUSB application programs  Cal State Apply CSUSB Programs

All applications to the California State University system campus are submitted through Cal State Apply. Cal State Apply is a resource for gathering information about particular campuses and programs, understanding impaction requirements and for submission of your application.  

When you are ready to complete your application to Cal State San Bernardino through Cal State Apply, be sure to  have the following items on hand.

 

 CSU Apply Application Workshop Videos

Please review the following links to CSUSB application workshop presentations for Cal State Apply:

 First-Year Student Workshop Video

 Transfer Student Workshop Video

First Year Student (Freshmen) Application Checklist

  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Test scores (SAT, ACT, AP or IB)
  • Your Social Security number (if applicable)
  • Your citizenship status
  • A method of payment
  • Your parent's citizenship status
  • Annual income: Your parent's if you are a dependent; your income if you are independent
  • EOP Applicants Only: Your parent's employment background and two recommendations

Transfer Student Application Checklist

  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Your Social Security number (if applicable)
  • Your citizenship status
  • A method of payment
  • Annual income: Your parent's if you are a dependent; your income if you are independent
  • EOP Applicants Only: Your parent's employment background and two recommendations