Transfer Students


Admission Requirements

Admission to CSULB is highly competitive. Transfer applicants must apply to specific majors and meet supplemental admission criteria. Transfer applicants for the fall semester must apply between October 1 – November 30. Transfer applicants for the spring semester must apply between August 1 – August 31. For more information, refer to the Transfer Admissions Requirements webpage.

Major-Specific Preparation

Contact your major department to determine supplemental admission requirements and learn about advising opportunities. Visit the Major-Specific Requirements webpage for more information.

Transferable Courses

Determine which courses transfer from California Community Colleges and other institutions by visiting ASSIST - the Transferable Courses webpage.

Transfer Workshops

If you have not yet applied, CSULB's Transfer Admission Workshop can help prepare you to meet CSULB admission requirements, assist you with the application process and connect you with other campus resources.

Open University

Some transfer students may decide to take classes at CSULB before enrolling as a student. Learn how Open University may assist you to achieve your educational goals.