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Freshman Applicant

When to Apply

Semester Application Filing Period Deadline to Submit Supporting Documents
Fall Oct 1 - May 1 June 1
Spring July 1 - Sept 30 November 1


  • In the event that a deadline falls on a day in which the campus is closed, the deadline will be extended to the next campus work day.
  • Late applications may be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
  • THe Fall semester begins in August and the Spring semester begins in January.

How to Apply

Step 1: Are you academically eligible for admission?

Please review academic qualifications before applying.

Step 2: Submit an Online Application

Apply online at CSU Mentor: Please be sure to use the application for undergraduate international students!

A $55 fee is payable online at the time of application.

Note: Undergraduate students (Bachelor's level) who cannot submit the online application may submit a paper application.

Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents

In addition to the online application, please submit the following documentation:

Mail supporting documentation to:

International Undergraduate Admission

CSU, Chico

400 W 1st St

Chico CA  95929-0680