Prospective Students

Admissions Deadlines

First-Time Freshman Applicant Deadlines

Application deadlines

  • FALL semester admission: Oct. 1-Nov. 30. For fall 2022 only, extended to Dec. 15, 2021.
  • SPRING semester admission: begins Aug. 1 only for athletes, veterans and international freshman applicants

Final high school transcript deadline

  • Fall applicants: July 15

Intent to Register

  • Fall applicants: June 1*
*NOTE: For fall 2022 only, the Intent to Register deadline has been extended to June 1.

Transfer Applicant Deadlines

Application deadlines

Preliminary transcript due date

  • Fall applicants: Feb. 15
  • Spring applicants: Oct. 3

Final transcript due date*

  • Fall applicants: July 15
  • Spring applicants: Jan. 17
*NOTE: Optional AP, CLEP or IB test scores are also due as early as possible but no later that the due dates above. Test reports are not required but may help you satisfy admission and college preparatory subject requirements.

Intent to Register

  • Fall applicants: June 1*
  • Spring applicants: Dec. 1
*NOTE: For fall 2022 only, the Intent to Register deadline has been extended to June 1.

Undergraduate Concurrent Enrollment

CSU Fully Online

  • Fall 2022 semester: Aug. 15-Sept. 2, 2022
  • Spring 2023 semester: Jan. 9-27, 2023
Learn more about CSU Fully Online.


Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment

  • Fall 2022 semester: Aug. 15-Sept. 2, 2022
  • Spring 2023 semester: Jan. 9-27, 2023
Learn more about Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE).

International Student Applicant Deadlines

Application deadlines

  • FALL semester admission: Oct. 1-May 31
  • SPRING semester admission: Aug. 1-Oct. 31
International graduate students: Please see the important notes about master's program deadlines.

Returning international students who were previously disqualified: Please see previously disqualified student deadlines
.

Document deadlines

  • Fall applicants: June 15
  • Spring applicants: Nov. 15

Credential Student Deadlines

Application deadlines

  • FALL semester admission: Oct. 1-July 1*
  • SPRING semester admission: Aug. 1-Dec. 1*

*Please check Credentials Office How to Apply for exceptions. If the program is closed, do not complete the university application; contact the Credentials Office for guidance.

Graduate Student Applicant Deadlines

Application deadlines

  • FALL semester admission: begins Oct. 1*
  • SPRING semester admission: begins Aug. 1*
    • Some masters and doctoral degree programs accept applications only for fall — not spring — admission.

*Important notes

Graduate Concurrent Enrollment

CSU Fully Online

  • Fall 2022 semester: Aug. 15-Sept. 2, 2022
  • Spring 2023 semester: Jan. 9-27, 2023
Learn more about CSU Fully Online.


Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE)

Learn more about Intrasystem Concurrent Enrollment (ICE).

Returning Student Applicant Deadlines

Returning undergraduate student application deadlines

Returning undergraduate students who were previously disqualified

  • If disqualified prior to fall 2021, apply for fall 2022 admission no later than Dec. 15, 2021.
  • If disqualified at the end of fall 2021, apply for fall 2022 by April 1, 2022. An invitation code is required after Dec. 15.
  • NEW! Applications will be considered for spring 2023 admission if received by Aug. 31.
For important details, visit Returning Undergraduate - Previously Disqualified.

Returning graduate student application deadlines

Second or Additional Bachelor’s Degree

Please note:

Due to CSUN’s impaction status, we cannot accept applications for second or additional bachelor’s degrees. If you've already earned a bachelor’s degree or higher, we encourage you to apply to a CSUN graduate program instead.