California State University, Long Beach continues to be the 'University of Choice' for a talented and diverse group of California's best and brightest students. CSULB continues to receive more first-time freshman applicants than can be accommodated. To maintain the academic quality of CSULB academic programs and services, supplemental admissions criteria, are applied to first-time freshman applicants. First-time freshmen must:
The offer of admission is confirmed when the university verifies that they have a CSULB qualifiable minimum eligibility index and will have completed the comprehensive pattern of college preparatory "a-g" subjects.
The university has no current plans to include the writing scores from either of the admissions tests in the computation of the CSU Eligibility Index.