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Transfer Students

CSULB Proposed Changes to Upper Division Transfer Requirements For Fall 2023

After an extensive review, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is modifying some of the Major Specific Requirements for transfer students.

A general overview is available in the document here.

Additional information on public hearings and submission of comments can be found at: www.csulb.edu/admissions/fall-2023-impaction

Admission Requirements

Admission to CSULB is highly competitive. Transfer applicants must apply to specific majors and meet supplemental admission criteria. Transfer applicants for fall semester must apply between October 1- November 30th and applicants for the spring semester must apply between August 1 – August 31. For more information, refer to the Transfer Admissions Requirements web page.


Major-Specific Preparation

Contact your major department to determine supplemental admission requirements and learn about advising opportunities. Visit the Major-Specific Requirements web page for more information.


Transferable Courses

Determine which courses transfer from California Community Colleges and other institutions by visiting ASSIST - the Transferable Courses web page.


Transfer Workshops

Transfer Admission Workshops: Registration for Tuesdays at 1PM and Registration for select Saturdays at 10AM

The Transfer Admission Workshop can help prepare you to meet CSULB admission requirements, assist you with the application process and connect you with other campus resources.

Transfer Student Panel: Registration for select Thursdays at 1PM
This panel provides a student perspective on campus life, learning and living at CSULB.


Open University

Some transfer students may decide to take classes at CSULB before enrolling as a student. Learn how Open University may assist you to achieve your educational goals.