California State University, Long Beach continues to be the University of choice for a talented and diverse group of California's best and brightest students. All Students Must Apply to CSULB using the guidelines on the University Admissions Page and by visiting Cal State Apply.
- Fall Semester admittance: apply to the University October 1–November 30 of the previous year. For example: to attend Fall 2025, apply October 1-November 30, 2024.
- Spring Semester admittance: apply to the University August 1-31 of the previous year. For example: to attend Spring 2026, apply August 1-31, 2025.
You can also obtain an admissions application booklet from any California high school or from CSULB. You may also call our automated phone system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 562-985-2500.
A $55.00 application fee (or fee waiver request—undergraduates only) must be submitted by the application deadline.
Schedule a Prospective Undergraduate Student Audition
After you submit your application, you must schedule a Prospective Undergraduate Student Audition before Universty acceptance.