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International admissions requirements different significantly between undergraduate and graduate programs. Pay close attention to document requirements. Graduate programs may have additional requirements beyond the basic requirements for admission to the university. See application procedures for additional details, or contact us with any questions. 

Undergraduate
Admissions Requirements

First-time Freshmen

  • High school graduate (with supporting transcripts)
  • Minimum GPA
    • 2.5 high school (4.0 scale, first time students)
  • Submission of one of the following:
    • TOEFL= Minimum score of 61 ibt
    • IELTS= Minimum 6.0 Band Score, otherwise, 5.5 Band Score with 5.5 in each section
    • SAT with a score of 550 or higher in the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section
  • Must supply all supporting documents
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Original bank statement or bank letter showing require funds
    • Clear copy of passport showing full name and date of birth

See application procedures for more information regarding supporting documents

 

Transfer Students

  • High school graduate (with supporting transcripts)
  • Minimum GPA:
    • 2.5 high school (4.0 scale, first time students)
    • 2.4 all previous college / university coursework
    • Any transcript from a college/university outside of the USA will require a course by course analysis. This can be done with a company such as: www.wes.org. Please contact WES directly for instructions and costs.
  • Submission of one of the following:
    • TOEFL= Minimum score of 61 ibt
    • IELTS= Minimum 6.0 Band Score, otherwise, 5.5 Band Score with 5.5 in each section
    • SAT with a score of 550 higher in the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section
    • College level English course with a grade of C or higher
      • CSUB will not accept online English courses to prove English proficiency
  • Must supply all supporting documents
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Original bank statement or bank letter showing require funds
    • Clear copy of passport showing full name and date of birth

See application procedures for more information regarding supporting documents

Graduate
Admissions Requirements

  • Four-year bachelor’s degree (with supporting transcripts)
  • Minimum GPA
    • 2.5 on all undergraduate coursework (2.75 for MBA)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for non-native English speakers only)
    • TOEFL minimum score: 79 ibt
    • IELTS minimum score: 7.0
  • GRE or GMAT scores
    • GRE minimum: 148
    • GMAT minimum: 500
      One or both scores may be required. See application procedure and the CSUB Graduate Center for more details. 
  • Must supply all supporting documents
    • Affidavit of financial support
    • Original bank statement or bank letter showing require funds
    • Clear copy of passport showing full name and date of birth
    • Original transcripts with course-by-course analysis
    • Current professional resume
    • Letters of recommendation from former professors (varies by program)

See application procedures for more information regarding supporting documents