High School Students

CSULB Next Steps Presentations

High school students are welcome to join us for a virtual Next Steps Presentation. These presentations are open to prospective students who have questions about next steps in CSULB admissions process, student-support services / programs, and resources available to students..

CSULB Next Steps Presentation on Friday Mornings: Click here to register
CSULB Next Steps Presentation on Friday Afternoons: Click here to register
CSULB Next Steps Presentation on Saturday mornings: Click here to register

Planning for College

Begin researching college and university admission requirements by reviewing the following documents. They provide basic information on how to become the most eligible applicant.



In order to be considered for admission, prospective students must apply online at calstate.edu/apply during the application filing period, October 1 - December 15, 2020 for the following fall. Note that the application deadline for Fall 2021 has been extended to December 15, 2020.

Here are tips regarding your application:

  • Keep a copy of your high school transcript for your own reference. It will be helpful when filling out applications.
  • Print out a copy of your application and confirmation. This is your receipt that Cal State Apply has received your application.
  • The application filing fee is $70.00. Eligible individuals can apply for a fee waiver via the Cal State Apply application.