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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:

Students must reapply following established admission dates and deadlines. Please note by when your reinstatement must be completed based on the term you have applied for:

Fall 2015 Reinstatement deadline: June 30, 2015. If reinstated after May 1, you must accept your admission offer and pay the enrollment deposit by July 30, 2015.

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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