Where can I find the separate application for Graduate Programs?
Some of these programs will require that you submit a set of transcripts to the academic department in addition to the transcripts that you must submit to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. To avoid unnecessary delays in the evaluation of your application, please make sure that you request two (2) sets of transcripts—
One set should be sent to the Office of University Admissions:
CSU, Los Angeles
A second set should be sent to the academic department:
CSU, Los Angeles
Please check the appropriate website for information about application deadlines and how to obtain the application forms from the academic departments.
The following programs require a separate application for admission:
Can I still get a paper application?
CSULA no longer accepts paper admissions applications.
The on-line application at CSUMentor.edu is the
easiest and fastest way to apply to Cal State L.A.
What is our mailing / e-mail address?
You may reach us at:
Prospective students with questions about applying for admissions may contact the Office of Outreach and Recruitment at Admission@CalStateLA.edu.
If you have submitted an on-line application at CSUMentor and want to check the status of your application, please contact us at CheckApp@CalStateLA.edu.
Cal State L.A.'s online application is available at www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp
Applicants are encouraged to apply during the first month of the filing period. All applications received during this initial filing period will be considered. However, applications received after the first month of the filing period are handled on a first-come, first-served basis until enrollment goals are met. Applications received after enrollment goals have been met for the quarter indicated will automatically be moved to the next available quarter. Applicants must request that official copies of all required transcripts be mailed directly to the Cal State L.A. Office of University Admissions from the institution(s) attended.
All incoming undergraduate students are required to enroll in an English and math course during their first quarter at Cal State L.A. unless they have already met the general education requirement for English and/or math. For appropriate course placement, unless exempt, new undergraduate students are required to take the English Placement Test (EPT) and/or Entry Level Mathematics test (ELM) after admission and prior to enrollment in classes.
For more information on the English and math
requirements, please see California
State University Executive Order 665.
What is the difference between CSULA and UCLA?
There are two university systems in the state of
University of California and The California State
University. We are California State University, Los
Angeles (CSULA). Information on the University of
California, Los Angeles (UCLA), can be found at their web
site at www.UCLA.edu.