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CISP Admissions FAQ

1. I’m having issues submitting my online application. Can I submit a paper application instead?

Yes. Although it’s highly recommended that you submit your application online, you can download and submit a printable application.

2. I submitted an application and supporting documents over a year ago. Does your office still have my documents?

No. Supporting documents remain active for one year from the term they are processed. If you have not been admitted within that term, you will be required to submit a new application and documents.

3. I just took the TOEFL exam (Test of English as a Foreign Language). What’s CSUSB’s institutional code?

Our institutional code is 4099.

4. Where can I get more information on TOEFL and available testing dates?

Visit the ETS TOEFL site for more information about TOEFL, including testing times and locations.

5. I have questions about my application process. Who can I contact?

If you have any questions about your application process, feel free to contact our office at (909) 537-5288 or e-mail an International Admissions Evaluator.

6. What are the required English proficiency test requirements for impacted graduate programs?

Communication Studies (M.A.), Communication Studies-Integrated Marketing Communication (M.A.), English Composition (M.A.), English Composition-English Literature (M.A.), English Composition-TESL (M.A.) and Creative Writing (M.F.A.) have an English requirement of: TOEFL (iBT 90 or PBT 575), IELTS (6.5 total band score). Level 6 is not accepted.