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California State University

Freshman Admission Requirements for California Residents

CAL State A-G Requirements

Information provided here is from the Cal State Website. 
The CSU requires a minimum 15-unit pattern of courses
for admission as a first-time freshman.
Cal State A-G
Each unit is equal to a year of study in a subject area.
The minimum GPA requirement for CSU is a 2.0 (C average). 
A grade of C or higher is required for each course
you use to meet any subject requirement. 

If you didn't take all the required high school courses (a-g) OR earned D grades in some of them, you have several options to make up these courses and qualify for CSU admission. Talk to your Academic Advisor for more information.

College Admissions

Most applicants who are admitted meet the standards in each of the following areas:

Many CSU campuses have higher standards for particular majors or for students who live outside the local admission area. Because of the number of students who apply, several campuses have higher standards (supplementary admission criteria) for all applicants. Many CSU campuses utilize local admission guarantee policies for students who graduate or transfer from high schools and community colleges that are historically served by a CSU campus in that region. You may review the CSU Local Admission Areas for each campus here.

All  courses taken to satisfy college admission requirements must be completed with a semester grade of C or higher. See your Academic Advisor about options to remediate D or F grades for college admission.

IMPORTANT: If you are a senior who earns a D or an F in an a-g course you must immediately contact each college/university to which you applied and find out how it may affect admission and what that college expects you to do.

Cal State Eligibility Index for Admission

The Eligibility Index Table shows the combination of test scores and grade point averages required to meet minimum eligibility requirements for students with a GPA below a 3.0. 
Do not include grades you expect to earn in courses during the remainder of 12th grade.

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