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Follow this helpful guide through your application process. Submit your application for Spring between August 1st and 31st and for Fall between October 1st and November 30th.

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First-Time Freshmen Admission Requirements

studentsIf you have not attended a community college or university since graduating from high school, you are a first-time freshman. You qualify for regular admission as a first-time freshman if you:


Students talkingTransfer Admission Requirements

Looking to attend Stanislaus as an upper division transfer? Here you will find our requirements and some helpful tools to help get you started.

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Returning Students

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Students who do not enroll in at least one semester each calendar year must reapply to the University following the standard admission application process. Extended Education courses do not count toward this requirement. New students who were not enrolled as of the census date for the term they were admitted are not considered returning students.

Returning in Good Standing

Students returning to CSU Stanislaus must reapply and follow all established admission dates and deadlines. For readmission purposes, follow the "Transfer" dates and deadlines.

Returning after Disqualification

Students returning to CSU Stanislaus after being disqualified must be reinstated following the appropriate instructions:

It is preferable that students reapply following established admission dates and deadlines However, students reinstated by June 30, 2014 will be allowed to apply late for Fall 2014.


Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

CSU Stanislaus is a participant in an exchange program sponsored by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) also known as WUE. Students in western states may enroll in participating "out of state" four-year college programs for a reduced nonresident tuition.

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