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Transfer Applicant

When to Appy

Semester Application Filing Period Deadline to Submit Supporting Documents
Fall October 1 - May 1 June 1
Spring July 1 - September 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.
  • Fall semester begins in August/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:

  • Financial Support Documents
  • Official high school and all college or university transcripts - Students with 60+ semester units or two years of continuous, full-time academic study at universities/colleges do not need to submit a high school transcript. Review academic qualifications for transfer students.      

          Transfer credit is evaluated only after you have been admitted to
          the University and you have officially accepted our offer of

* U.S. transfer students only. Review General Education requirements for U.S. transfer students.

  • Copy of passport biographical information page
  • Copy of Visa and Previous School's I-20

Mail supporting documentation to:

International Undergraduate Admission
CSU Chico
400 W 1st St
Chico, CA 95929-0680