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.
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APPLICATION FEE CAN BE WAIVED FOR 2022!
Important update: Spring applications must be submitted with paper application. Fall can use online or paper.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT I-20: Please be reminded that you must send your official transcripts through postal mail and have your test scores sent directly to CSUSM prior to the start of the term. US institutions can send transcripts electronically
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 2.0.
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.