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How will you be entering CSUSB?

You are considered an international applicant if you require an “F-1” or “J-1” visa to study in the United States. For more information on how to become a CSUSB student click on the type of student which best applies to you.

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English proficiency exam update for international applicants for Feb. 13 – July 15, 2020

For international students in China and other countries affected by center closures due to the Novel Coronavirus, California State University, San Bernardino has temporarily approved the use of Duolingo English test in place of the in-person TOEFL and IELTS English proficiency exams. Duolingo English tests taken between Feb. 13 and July 15, 2020, will be accepted. Please visit the ETS website at to determine if your country has been affected by these center closures.

  • Undergraduate: minimum score of 95
  • Graduate: minimum score of 105*

*some Graduate programs require a minimum score of 110

Spring 2020 Admitted Students Only

If you were admitted for spring 2020 and are unable to attend, please complete the appropriate deferral form below and email it to Your application will be reviewed to determine if you are able to defer your application to a future term.

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