Want to Apply?

Out-of-State Students

  1. Review eligibility requirements to see if you are ready to apply as an out-of-state student.
  2. Apply through CSUMentor.edu.* The typical application filing periods for each semester are listed below. CSU, Chico is an impacted campus and it is important to check the ATTENTION box to the right for information regarding specific semesters.
    • Spring Semester.....................August 1-31
    • Fall Semester.........................October 1-November 30
  3. Consider the WUE program if you are a resident of AK, AZ, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, ND, SD, OR, UT, WA, or WY.
  4. Review information on how to determine residency status for tuition purposes.
  5. Continue to the Already Applied? section based on above designation for what to send, testing requirements, deadlines, or other important information from CSU, Chico.

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

State and federal laws require colleges and universities to obtain state authorization for distance education instruction or programs provided in states other than their own.  More information is available at: http://www.csuchico.edu/em/stateauthorizations.shtml

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.


Fall 2016 Applications

We will be accepting applications from all non-resident student populations October 1-November 30, 2015.

Spring 2016 Applications

We are no longer accepting applications for the spring 2016 semester.

International Student Admission Information