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Transfer Student Admission Requirements

Semester Application Filing Period Deadline for 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.

** Fall semester begins in August/Spring semester begins in January

How to Apply

Step 1: Are you academically eligible for admission? Review academic qualifications.

Step 2: Submit an On-line Application

Apply online at CSU Mentor: Please be sure to use the application for 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. Send and e-mail to to request the paper application 

Step 3: Submit Supporting Documents

    A) Financial Support Documents

    B) Transcripts - review required academic qualifications       

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

    C) Proof of English Language Proficiency or Sucessful completion of General Education Area A Communication Courses (A1, A2, & A3)

    D) Copy of passport biographical information page

    E) Copy of I-94, Visa, Previous School's I-20

      Step 4: Send Supporting Documents

      • Mail to:

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