Want to Apply?

First-time Freshmen

  1. Review eligibility requirements to see if you are ready to apply as a first-time freshman.
  2. Check when to apply.
  3. Apply through CSUMentor.edu.*
  4. Review our Already Applied? section for what to send, testing requirements, deadlines, and other important information from the University. Note: Letters of recommendation are not needed for the official application process.

*For quicker and more reliable processing we urge you to apply online. We accept paper applications if you are unable to do so.

Interested in the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)?

Any CSU, Chico student or applicant for admission to CSU, Chico has the right to be free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. If you feel you have been subjected to the aforementioned, consult Executive Order 1097 or contact the Student Judicial Affairs Office, 530-898-6897.  

General inquiries about your application should be directed to the Office of Admissions at info@csuchico.edu or 1-800-542-4426.

Attention

Spring 2015 Applications

We will not be open to first-time freshmen for spring 2015.

Fall 2015 Applications

We will be accepting applications from October 1 - November 30, 2014.

International Student Admission Information