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 ►
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  3. Submit one (1) official transcript from each college and/or university attended
    Transcript(s) should be sent electronically from the issuing institution to our Office of Admissions and Records to, or to send by mail, please use:

    California State University Dominguez Hills
    Office of Admissions & Records
    1000 E. Victoria Street
    Carson, CA 90747 USA

  4. After an application has been successfully submitted, notifications from the CSUDH Office of Admissions & Records will be sent with instructions for 1) logging in to the MyCSUDH portal and 2) learning how to track your application status.

Additional Instructions

Notes Regarding State Eligibility:
The Organizational Leadership program no longer accepts students residing in the following US States:
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Oregon, and Wyoming.

Notes Regarding Transcripts:
If you are applying and have used other names on your transcripts, be sure to include current and former legal names on your application. Transcripts that have been faxed, accidentally opened, or are unofficial/student copies are NOT acceptable. Individual transcripts from ALL schools are required.


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 Organizational Leadership degree will qualify for admission as an upper division transfer student if he or she has:

  1. Have completed 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter units)
  2. Have completed at least 30 semester (45 quarter) units of general education courses, graded C- or better in each course including:
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in written communication,
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in oral communication,
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in critical thinking, AND
    • 1 course of 3 semester (4 quarter) units in mathematics/quantitative reasoning. The mathematics course must be above the level of intermediate algebra. Go to for listings of CCC courses that meet the general education requirements.
  3. Have a grade point average of 2.00 or better in all transferable college units attempted; and
  4. Are in good standing at the last college or university attended (i.e. eligible to re–enroll at that college or university).

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

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Application Deadlines

  • Application filing period: October 1 - July 1
  • Document Deadline: July 1
  • Application filing period: August 1 - November 1
  • Document Deadline: November 1
  • Application filing period: February 1 - April 1
  • Document Deadline: April 1

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Pre-Admission Services

Contact OLS 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.

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