CSU Minimum Admission Requirements
Completion of Golden Four Requirements
Must earn a grade of "C" or higher in each course:
- A1: Oral Communication
- A2: Written Communication
- A3: Critical Thinking
- B4: Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning
Completion of 60-CSU Transferrable Units
To apply as a junior-level transfer applicant, students should complete a minimum of 60 semester CSU-transferrable units with at least a 2.0 GPA.
However, some campuses and/or majors may require a higher CSU-transferrable GPA for admission selection due to competitive or highly impacted campuses/programs. Earning a higher GPA can help you be a more competitive applicant.
Required/Recommended Courses for Your Desired Major
To prepare for your desired major at any of the twenty-three undergraduate CSU campuses, students should complete lower-division major preparation coursework prior to transferring. Meet with a counselor to develop your transfer plan.