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CSU Stanislaus

CSU Stanislaus
CSU Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Official telephone: (209) 667-3122
Toll-free telephone: (800) 300-7420
Fax number: (209) 667-3394

Website: www.csustan.edu


Screen last updated on: September 30, 2013

The admissions information below is valid for the 2013-14 academic year.

CSU Stanislaus

Admissions Office

Admissions officer:
Noelia Gonzalez,
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
Contacting the office:
209 667-3152
800 300-7420 (toll free)
209 667-3788 (fax)

First-time Freshman Application Process & Requirements

Is there an application deadline for fall?
Priority filing date for fall:
October 1
Final filing date for fall:
November 30
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall:
Percent of freshmen who enter in terms other than fall:
Application fee:
Can the application fee be waived?
Are refunds available on the application fee?
Is the Common Application form accepted?
Admissions requirements:
Minimum grade of C- in listed secondary school units required; minimum eligibility index of 2900 for SAT I (694 for ACT) required of in-state applicants; minimum eligibility index of 3502 for SAT I (842 for ACT) required of out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants with minimum 3.0 GPA and out-of-state applicants with minimum 3.6 GPA may be exempt from submission of test scores.
High school graduation is:
required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is:
Campus visit is:
Interview is:
required of some
Off-campus interview:
can be arranged with admissions representative
Standardized test requirements:
SAT or ACT required of some
School's test preference:
no preference
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for:
counseling, placement
Dates test scores should be received:
February 2014 for SAT/ACT
High school units required or recommended:
1 required
4 required
Foreign language:
2 required
2 required
2 required
3 required
2 required
Academic electives:
1 required
15 required
Special requirements for admission to specific programs:
  • Audition required of music program applicants.
  • R.N. required of nursing program applicants.
  • Pre-licensure BSN Track does not require R.N.; contact Nursing for further information: 209-667-3141
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible:
EOP, Veterans
School has formalized early decision program:
School has early action program:
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school:

First-time Freshman Selection Process

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities not considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Admissions is need blind:
Average secondary school GPA:
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA:
Average SAT:
469 verbal, 480 math, 949 combined
Combined SAT middle 50% range:
830 - 1060
Average ACT:
19 English, 20 math, 20 composite
Combined ACT middle 50% range:
17 - 23
Test taken by majority of applicants:
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT scores:
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score:

Undergraduate Notification for Fall Term

Notification of admission:
on a rolling basis
Acceptance of admission:
must accept by May 1

First-time Freshman Enrollment

Number of completed applications received:
Number of applicants offered admission:
4,209 (93%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled:
1,249 (30%)
School has a waiting list policy:
Percent of freshmen who came from public schools:
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state:
Tuition deposit amount:
$200, nonrefundable
Room deposit amount:
$340, partially refundable
Admission may be deferred:

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