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New Students - Study in the USA Program

The Study in the USA Program is designed for international university students to attend California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), for one term up to one year without admission. Students may select from a variety of CSUSB courses that may be transferred to their home university.

Course Information

Undergraduate academic courses are available as space allows. Academic advising is required each term to help students select their appropriate courses.

Some courses may require prerequisites to be completed prior to registering for that particular course. The prerequisites and class descriptions can be viewed on the CSUSB Catalog.

In addition to any course restrictions listed in the CSUSB Schedule of Courses, the following courses have restricted access: MATH 75a, 75b, 75c, 80, 90, 110, 115, 120, 192, and 211 and ENGLISH 102a, 102b, 103a, 103b, 104, 105, 106 and 107 require authorization from the CSUSB Advising Center (UH 380) prior to registration. Some students may be required to take the EPT/ELM tests before registering for these courses. Contact the Advising Center at (909) 537-5034 for additional information.


Program Highlights

Program Highlights
Length 16 Weeks (6 week session only available during summer)
Program Focus

Up to one academic year of university study (three terms) to:

  • Transfer to home university
  • Examine particular field before seeking admission
  • Improve GPA to enter/re-enter a degree program
Benefit Earn academic credit at CSUSB: 24 semester units (undergrad)/9 semester units (grad) may be transferred to a degree program at CSUSB

$2,700 (6 Week Session - Only Available Summer 2020)

$5,900 (16 Week Semester - Fall and Spring)

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