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California State University (CSU) System

The California State University (CSU) System is the largest and most diverse university system in the United States. It has twenty-three campuses and offers thousands of degree choices.

Generally, if you meet these criteria, you’re eligible for admissan as a freshman:

The CSU no longer uses the SAT/ACT exams to determine admission eligibility.  Although the tests are not required, you might still want to take one because your scores can help you fulfill minimum course requirements.

Many of the 23 colleges have additional admission criteria. Check with the college you want to attend to see if there are other requirements you need to meet.

Use Cal State Apply to learn more or to submit an application. Select the best campus for you and get financing information.

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