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 www.calstate.edu/apply.
Electronic versions of the CSU applications are accessible at www.calstate.edu/apply.
Applying online via www.calstate.edu/apply is expected unless electronic submission is impossible. An acknowledgement will be sent when an online applications has been submitted. Application in "hard copy" form may be obtained online via www.calstate.edu/apply as a portable data format (PDF). Application forms (in PDF) may also be downloaded from www.calstate.edu/sas/publications. [Paper applications should be mailed to the campus admission office(s).]
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 indicated on the application. The applications of persons denied admission to an impacted and/or closed campus may be re-routed 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 sjsu.edu/admissions/impaction