Applied Studies Online: Admissions | CSUDH | Carson, CA


Admission Process | Admission – UD Transfer | Application Deadlines | Pre-admission Services | Financial Aid

Admission Process

  1. Review Admissions Criteria for Transfer Students.
  2. Apply via Cal State Apply.
    (Need help? Watch the  CSU Apply Overview Video below to see how!)
  3. After an application has been successfully submitted, notification from CSUDH Admission’s office will be sent to you with instruction for logging in to the MyCSUDH portal and how to track your application status.

Note: the Applied Studies program no longer accepts students residing in the following US States: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wyoming.


Admission – Upper Division Transfer

For complete information on undergraduate admissions and bachelor’s degree requirements, refer to the University Catalog online:

Generally, an applicant for the Applied Studies degree will qualify for admission as an upper division transfer student if he or she has:

  • Completed 60 semester or 90 quarter units at a college
  • A grade point average of at least 2.0 in transferable units
  • Completed at least 30 semester or 45 quarter units of general education in written communication, oral communication, critical thinking, and mathematics.

A maximum of 70 units can be accepted from a community college.


Application Deadlines


  • Application filing period: October 1 - July 1
  • Document Deadline: July 15


  • Application filing period: August 1 - November 1
  • Document Deadline: November 29


  • Application filing period: February 1 - April 1
  • Document Deadline: April 15


Pre-Admission Services

Contact APS Pre-Admission Student Services Desk for information about starting this program or completing lower division requirements.

Phone: (866) 278-6789 or 310-243-3646


Admission Decision Appeals and Petitions ►


Financial Aid

Prospective students can find relevant information regarding Financial Aid by visiting the Financial Aid website.


Cal State Apply Overview Video