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UC CSU Admissions Requirements

UC/CSU Admissions Requirements

UC and CSU Admissions Requirements

University of California Minimum Admissions Requirements

Completion of A-G requirements

3.00 GPA or higher

SAT Reasoning Test/ACT Plus Writing

Applicants are not required to take SAT subjects test. However, the UC system

encourages your student to take two subject tests scores to:

-demonstrate your mastery of a particular subject

-apply for a competitive major and your preferred campus may recommend certain

subject tests.

Applying to a UC

To apply for a college within the UC system, your student will need to go to

http://admissions.universityofcalifornia.edu/applicant/login.htm

A useful website to help you with your personal essay is

http://students.berkeley.edu/apa/personalstatement/

Window to apply: Nov. 1st – Nov. 30th. We highly recommend that students apply before

the last week in November.

California State University Minimum Admissions Requirements

Completion of A – G

2.00 GPA or higher

If GPA is below 3.00, your student must take the SAT or ACT. Even if your student’s

GPA is above 3.00, impacted campuses or majors may still require your student to take

the SAT or ACT. CSU, Chico and CSU, Sacramento are impacted and require SAT or

ACT scores.

The Eligibility Index shows the combination of test scores and grade point average required to

meet minimum eligibility requirements.

www.csumentor.edu/planning/high_school/eligibility_index.asp

However, impacted campuses and majors can use additional admission criteria.

16 out 23 campuses are currently impacted.

List of impacted campuses:

www.calstate.edu/SAS/impaction-campus-info.shtml

List of impacted majors:

www.calstate.edu/sas/publications/documents/ImpactedProgramsMatrix.pdf

Applying to a CSU

To apply for a college within the CSU system, your student will need to go to

www.csumentor.edu

Window to apply: Oct. 1st – Nov. 30th. We highly recommend that student apply before

the last week in November.