Admission - CSU Application Procedures and Policies for Undergraduate

Requirements for admission to San José State University are in accordance with Title 5, Chapter 1, Subchapter 3, of the California Code of Regulations. Complete information is available at

All CSU applications must be submitted online at An acknowledgement will be sent to the applicant when the online application has been submitted.

Importance of Filing Complete, Accurate, and Authentic Application Documents

San José State University advises prospective students that they must supply complete and accurate information on the application for admission, residency questionnaire, and financial aid forms. Further, applicants must, when requested, submit authentic and official transcripts of all previous academic work attempted. Failure to file complete, accurate, and authentic application documents may result in denial of admission, cancellation of registration or academic credit, suspension, or expulsion (Section 41301, Article 1.1, Title 5, California Code of Regulations).

Prospective students applying for part-time or full-time undergraduate programs of study must submit a completed undergraduate application. The $55 nonrefundable application fee should be paid on-line at the time of application via credit card, e-check, or PayPal and may not be transferred or used to apply to another term. An alternate major may be requested on the application if desired from the campus. The applications of persons denied admission to an impacted and/or closed campus may be redirected to another campus at no cost, but only if the applicant is CSU eligible. Upper Division Transfer applicants are required to complete a supplemental application to be considered for admission. More information can be found at