Transfer Students

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 30 and applicants for the Spring semester must apply between August 1 – August 31. Refer to the Transfer Admissions Eligibility and Transfer Application Process page for more information.

Major-Specific Preparation

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

Transferable Courses

Determine which courses transfer from California Community Colleges and other institutions by visiting ASSIST and our Transferable Courses webpage.

Transfer Workshops

Transfer Admission Workshops: Select Wednesdays at 4pm
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 Next-Steps Workshops: Select Thursdays at 6pm
This presentation provides important information on next steps for newly admitted transfer students.

Virtual Live Chat

Drop-in and chat with an outreach representative regarding general transfer admission questions and student life at The Beach.

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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.

International Education

The Center for International Education provides assistance with admission applications for prospective international students.