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First-time Freshman

An International Evaluator will review all the documents as soon as the application package is complete.  You will be notified by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment of your admissibility to the university.  You may check the status of your application in the myCSULA portal

From Inside the U.S.

Required documents are:

  1. Application fee.
  2. Official U.S. high school transcript with a minimum of 10th and 11th grade completed.  If some of the high school course work was done at an institution outside of the U.S., you must turn in the official transcripts for those as well.
  3. Official proof of English proficiency sent from the testing agency.

Once admitted, you receive an admission letter via email. Hand copies will be provided by special request to the office of Admissions and Recruitment.

You will need to contact your high school’s international student adviser and inform them of your desire to transfer your SEVIS record to CSULA once you have completed your senior year.  The I-20 will be issued once your SEVIS record has been released to CSULA.

If you have a different visa status and wish to change your visa status to F-1 or J-1, please consult with an advisor in the International Office. If you have F-1 or J-1 status but feel you are out of status(failed to comply with immigration regulations such as full time enrollment), speak with an advisor in the International Office.

You will receive information to take the mandatory Entry Level Math Test (ELM) and the English Placement Test (EPT) offered at CSULA.  If you are studying in the Los Angeles area, you should sign up to take these tests as soon as possible.  Enrollment restrictions will be placed on your student record if you fail to take these exams.

From Outside the U.S.

Required documents are:

  1. Application fee.
  2. All official high school or higher secondary records and examination grades.
  3. Official verification of completion of high school.
  4. Official proof of English proficiency sent from the testing agency.

Upon your admission to CSULA, you must submit the Affidavit of Financial Support Form with supporting financial documents and a copy of your passport biographical page. An I-20 will be issued to you only after these documents are received by the International Office. Please review the instructions in the Affidavit of Financial Support for acceptable financial documents.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Last Update: 10/16/2012