First-time Freshman


Applicants who have not completed any college or university courses after high school graduation are considered freshmen.

Requirements for Freshmen:

  1. GPA requirement: High school overall GPA 2.5 or above
  2. English requirement: TOEFL (iBT 61 or PBT 500), IELTS (5.5 total band score) taken within 2 years, or successful completion of level 5 of CSUSB English Language Program.
    *English requirement might be waived if study at English teaching institution for over 3 years.
  3. English translation of non-English documents
  4. International online application: CSUApply
  5. $55 application fee: credit card, check, or money order (Payable to CSUSB)
  6. Bank/financial statement
  7. Official transcripts sealed in an envelope by school
  8. Official high school diploma sealed in an envelope by school
  9. Copy of passport

To apply, please visit our Steps to Apply section.