An international first-time freshman applicant is a student who wishes to study at our university on an F-1 (student) visa, who is applying to one of our bachelor's degree programs and who has not yet completed post-secondary coursework at a college or university.
APPLICATION FEE CAN BE WAIVED FOR 2019-2020!
EXPEDITE PROCESSING: UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS HERE for an early admission decision
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT I-20: Please be advised that you must send your official transcripts through postal mail and have your test scores sent directly to CSUSM from testing agencies before we can issue the I-20 for the student visa.
Attended a high school where English was the principal language of instruction for 3 years (confirm with our International Admissions Office to see if your school is eligible)Conditional admission is available through our language program if you do not have a passing IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge English score. The minimum GPA required for conditional admission is 2.7.
Test credit accepted: Advanced Placement (AP), A/AS levels, College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) (see International Admissions office for details and other test credit accepted)
*Appeal process for special consideration due to extenuating circumstances/demonstrable hardship may be considered, submit appeal to: firstname.lastname@example.org.