Freshman Admissions

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Application Period

Fall 2020 Application

October 1 - November 30

Freshman Eligibility

You qualify for regular admission as a first-time freshman if you'll:


Be a high school graduate



Have completed your A-G Requirements



Have a qualifiable eligibility index


Test Score Requirement

SAT/ACT test scores are required unless you have a grade point average of 3.00 or above. Test scores must be sent electronically from either the American College Test (ACT) or the College Board (for SAT). Even if SAT/ACT is not required for admissions eligibility, they are highly encouraged as these tests can be used for placement purposes.

To send test scores electronically go to the appropriate website:
SAT ( – To release your SAT scores to Stanislaus State use code 4713. Or use the Cal State Apply Code of 3594. In both cases, all CSU campuses you have applied to will receive your scores. 

Instructions on how to submit SAT score

ACT ( – To release your ACT scores to Stanislaus State use code 0435. By releasing to one campus, all CSU campuses you have applied to will receive your scores.