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International Applicants

International Applicants seeking F1 visas are eligible for admission to all programs, except for the Saturday MBA which does not meet the unit requirement for F1 visas. International Applicants seeking an F1 visas may apply to the Accelerated Track of the MS Marketing Analytics and MS Information Systems programs but are ineligible for the Professional Track.

International Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as early in the application period as possible (deadlines.) Once the applicant has been admitted and an I-20 has been issued, it can take several weeks to obtain a visa. 

Applications are submitted through Cal State Apply. Please follow all application and admission requirements listed on the Admissions Information page.  You must check with International Admissions about any other documents that might be required.

Original, translated transcripts must be submitted to: 

International Admission
CSULB Research Foundation
6300 East State University Drive, Room 180
Long Beach, CA 90815

Please contact  for more information.


American Language Institute

The American Language Institute (ALI) has been providing quality international programs for more than 30 years. Our longevity and success comes from the dedication and expertise of our professional, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic faculty and staff. At the ALI, we are proud to be among the first CEA-accredited institutions in California and part of all that CSULB and Long Beach has to offer. Over the last 5 years, we have hosted students from over 55 countries.

Our students come to improve their English skills for academic and professional purposes or for personal enrichment. We have a program for every need!

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