How to Apply

California State University, Long Beach is a diverse, student-centered, globally-engaged public university committed to providing highly-valued undergraduate and graduate educational opportunities through superior teaching, research, creative activity, and service for the people of California and the world.

If you are interested in joining the science and math that we do here, apply via Cal State Apply, a centralized application service that simplifies the process of applying to California State University (CSU) campuses. This service covers the University application for all types of applicants, including first-time first-year (freshmen), transfer, graduate, international, and credential applicants.

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Learn more about the application process at Admissions - Apply to CSULB. This link includes information about where to get application support.

Stay on top of important deadlines including application dates, tuition and fee reminders, when to register for classes, and more by regularly visiting Key Dates and Deadlines.

Applying to Graduate Programs

For Master's degree programs in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, many of the departments require a separate application and document submission process in addition to the Cal State Apply application to the University.

Please see the relevant department's graduate programs page for more information.