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Application & Tuition

 Study in the USA

How to Apply

  1. Submit an online application.

  2. Pay $120 non-refundable application fee

  3. Attach all required documents to application:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with an English translation if needed
  • Passing English proficiency exam score (see Admission Eligibility below for more information)
  • Bank or Financial Statement (dated within 3 months) with a minimum balance equivalent to $15,484 USD
  • Financial Support Form 
  • Copy of passport (valid for length of program)

Admission Eligibility

This program is intended for students who satisfy the English language proficiency requirement. Any of the following minimum test scores will be accepted as proof of language proficiency. The official copy must be presented to CGI-301 upon arrival to the CSUSB campus for validation.

Admission Eligibility
Eligibility Requirements
Assessment Type Undergraduate Graduate
CSUSB ELP Level 3 (Advanced I) Level 4 (Advanced II)
TOEFL Internet Based (iBT) 61 79
TOEFL Paper Based (PBT) 500 550
IELTS 5.5 6.0
Duolingo 95 105
PTE 43 53
iTEP 3.7 4.4
EIKEN Pre-1/ CSE:2304-3000 1/CSE:2630-3400
CEFR B2 C1 Advanced (180-199)
CAE B2 First (168) 180



Application Deadlines

Application Deadline
Term Deadline
Summer 2024 April 8, 2024
Fall 2024 July 16, 2024
Spring 2025 December 11, 2024

Tuition and Campus Fees

SUSA Program Tuition & Campus Fees
Term Tuition Campus Fee*
Summer 2024 $5,900 TBD
Fall 2024 $5,900 $1,010.67
Spring 2025 $5,900 $994.04

*campus fee is subject to change semester by semester

Tuition includes 12 credit units for undergraduate students. The Additional Unit Fee applies to each unit above the stated undergraduate limits: $492 per units

Health Insurance 

All F-1 and J-1 visa applicants must agree to obtain and maintain health insurance as a condition of registration and continued enrollment at CSUSB. Students will not be able to register for classes without purchasing a health insurance plan. The only exception is Students on SACM scholarships, which provide insurance coverage, must show proof to our office (CGI, Third Floor) in order to be excluded.

All students are required to purchase insurance through AHP Care.

Steps to Enroll in Coverage:

  1. Visit the AHP Care homepage.
  2. Select the term coverage.
  3. Submit proof of insurance coverage to the IEP office via email at

For more information on the schedule of benefits, dates of coverage, and program costs please visit AHP Care. 

For more detailed information on how to create your student health insurance account, please download the how to guide. 

CSUSB International Student AHP Health Insurance Account Creation SM 07172023_2.pdf

On-campus Housing (optional)

On campus housing provides many opportunities to get involved at CSUSB. It's also an excellent chance to build life-long friendships. Student housing is offered in four dormitory environments: Serrano Village, Coyote Village, Arrowhead Village and University Village.

Visit Housing and Residential Education to apply.

Student Health Center (On-Campus)

As an enrolled student at CSUSB, you pay a Student Health Fee and are eligible for health and counseling services at the Student Health Center and Counseling & Psychological Services office. The CSUSB Student Health Center supports students' academic success by providing high quality accessible health and psychiatric care as well as health education and wellness services in a safe, confidential and compassionate environment.

For counseling or therapy services please contact Counseling and Psychological Services. They also have a full-time staff of Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists and supervised interns.

For more information on services provided, visit the Student Health Center page. You can also contact the Student Health Center at or call 909-537-5241.