Graduate Admission - CSU Application Procedures and Policies for Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate

All graduate applicants and post-baccalaureate (e.g., doctoral applicants, master's degree applicants, those seeking educational credentials or certificates, and where permitted, holders of baccalaureate degrees interested in taking courses for personal or professional growth through regular or special session but not through Open University, students who have stopped out for more than one semester, students who have been disqualified) must file a complete graduate application as described in the graduate admission materials at

Applicants who completed undergraduate degree requirements in the preceding term are also required to complete and submit an application and the $55 nonrefundable application fee. To be assured of initial consideration by more than one campus, it is necessary to submit separate applications (including fees) to each. All CSU applications must be submitted online at An acknowledgement will be sent to the applicant when the online application has been submitted.