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Important Deadlines

All transcripts, financial statements, and test scores must be received by the CSUSM International Admissions Office by the deadlines listed below. Evaluations and admissions decisions are made on a continuing basis upon receipt of all application forms and records. 

Contact Us: +1 (760) 750-4844 or 

Application Deadlines
Application Timeline and Deadlines Spring 2023 (Classes start January 23) Fall 2023 (Classes start August 28)

Out-of-Country Applicants

Admission Deadlines

Admission Deadlines

In-Country Applicants (already in the U.S.) 

Admission Deadlines

Admission Deadlines

Initial Document Deadline

In-progress or final academic records are required for an admissions decision to be made.
Copies of all documents are acceptable at this time. I-20 will not be issued until receipt of official transcripts & test scores.

Within two weeks of application for early decision

Admission Deadlines

Within two weeks of application for early decision

Admission Deadlines

Final Document Deadline

Final academic records with all term grades and proof of graduation are required.
If you are graduating after the deadline date stated, please let the International Admission Office know.

January 15 July 15

Important Reminder

If you are planning to live on campus, you must first be admitted to CSUSM and apply for on-campus housing early. 

Application Questions

Please contact Colleen Manthey, Assistant Director ~ International Admissions, at

Contact Information:

Office Location:  Extended Learning Building (across from the Quad), 5th Floor #588, 288 Campus Way,
San Marcos, CA 92078

Mailing Address: California State University San Marcos - International Admissions, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001 USA