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    First Time Freshmen Admissions Information

First Time Freshmen

In addition to submitting the CSUN and EOP application on Cal State Apply, the following are required to be considered for admission to CSUN EOP:

Required Documents

The following documents are required of all incoming freshman applicants. Additional documents may be required.

  • 2 recommendations (on Cal State Apply). At least one must be from a school official who knows you both academically and personally—teacher, counselor, coach, etc. The second can be from a teacher/counselor or a community organization, employer, etc. No recommendations from friends or family members will be accepted.

Please note that you are responsible for ensuring that your recommendations have been submitted. 

Required Tests

You must submit your SAT or ACT scores electronically to the Office of Admissions and Records by the university deadline to be considered for CSUN EOP. You can learn more about this requirement here: http://www.csun.edu/admissions-records/apply-first-time-freshman

DO NOT SUBMIT SAT/ACT scores or proof of submission to CSUN EOP—they will not be processed.


November 30, 2018

Deadline to submit CSU Application

January 15, 2019

Deadline to submit EOP Application

January 31, 2019 - Extended to: Friday, February 15, 2019

Deadline to submit Letters of Recommendation and Financial Documents

March 2, 2019

Priority deadline for FAFSA, California Dream Act, and Cal Grant deadline. You can apply as early as October 2018. The sooner you apply, the sooner your information will be processed!

Is your file complete?

Having a complete file means submitting:

- Required documents (See above)
- Taking required tests (See above)

After completing your file, we will review your information and determine if you are eligible for an interview. Check your CSUN email regularly.