How to Apply

Session Overview

Students who have completed or will complete their high school degree can continue their educational goals by applying for one of our many majors.

To apply for regular undergraduate admission, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Apply online at Cal State Apply.  Please be sure to mark non-resident in the citizenship portion of the application. We also have paper applications here. If you are interested in the Nursing Program, please refer to their website for additional application information.
  2. Submit Non-refundable Application Fee of $70 USD
    • The $70 USD nonrefundable application fee can be paid by credit card during online application OR mailed in the form of a check, money order or wire transfer payable to The California State University, Stanislaus.
  3. Original or certified copies of Academic Credentials with literal English translation. All academic work must be included.
    • Transcripts, certificates, diplomas, mark sheets, and test scores must be sent directly from the issuing institution or in a sealed envelope to International Education and Global Engagement to be considered official. All records submitted become the property of the University.
    • Records submitted by students who do not enroll are retained for only one year. The University reserves the right to determine what constitutes an official document. Certified English translations must accompany all non-English original documents.
  4. Official English Proficiency Score Report (Institution Code: 4713)
    • TOEFL PBT: 500 with part scores of 50
    • TOEFL iBT: 61 with part scores of 15
    • IELTS: 6.0 with part scores of 6.0
      • Students can receive an exemption for submitting TOELF/IELTS scores by submitting one of the following:
        • ​​​Official admission test score report (ACT or SAT I)
        • Transfer students who have taken an English Composition course at U.S. Higher Education Institution with a grade of B or higher
        • Attended a U.S. high school for 3 years
  5. Submit a Certificate of Finance Form.
  6. Submit an original or certified copy of a financial statement (no older than six months)
  7. A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport

Await Confirmation of Application

  • If you apply online, you will receive an automatic email response confirming our receipt of your application
  • If you submit a paper application by mail, we will email you to confirm receipt of your application

Your application cannot be processed until all required materials are received.

Express mail your completed application to:

ATTN: International Education and Global Engagement
Stanislaus State
One University Circle, MSR 380
Turlock, California 95382 USA