How to Apply
Spring 2016 Admission Announcement
California State University, Fresno will begin accepting applications for admission for the spring 2015 semester on August 1, 2015. The application deadline is August 31, 2014.
Applications will only be accepted from students in the following categories:
- New Upper Division Transfers: Applicants who have completed all transfer admission requirements by the end of fall 2015. Application filing period is August 1 through August 31, 2015. The deadline to turn in required documents after application submission is September 15, 2015. There will be no extensions to these deadlines.
- New/Returning Graduate and Postbaccalaureate: Open to applicants in selected graduate, credential programs and returning students. Application filing period is August 1 through August 31, 2014. The deadline to turn in required documents after application submission is September 15, 2015. There will be no extensions to these deadlines.
The university is closed to applications from: first-time freshmen, lower division transfers, returning undergraduate students, second baccalaureate, and postbaccalaureate unclassified students.
Transfer Admission Impaction:
The university is impacted at the transfer level and will implement supplementary screening criteria for admission. Based on space availability, upper division transfer applicants from the local area will be accommodated first. Local area community colleges are: College of the Sequoias, Fresno City College, Merced Community College, Modesto Junior College, Reedley College, West Hills Community College, and West Hills College-Lemoore.
Transfer applicants from other colleges or universities will be considered on a space
available basis. Information regarding transfer admission and impaction can be found
Students may apply online starting August 1st at www.calstate.edu/apply.
The Cal State Apply site has additional information regarding CSU admission. Applicants are encouraged to review document deadlines; applications that remain incomplete cannot be processed. Additionally, students can also access information regarding spring admission and document deadlines at www.fresnostate.edu/are. Questions regarding application deadlines may be addressed to Admissions and Records at 559.278.2261.