If you want to apply to CSU Los Angeles, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is January 19 and the fee for the application costs $70. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who apply for Fall should hear back from CSU Los Angeles by February 1.
California State University, Los Angeles does not offer early decision or early action..
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into CSU Los Angeles is moderately difficult. CSU Los Angeles evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, CSU Los Angeles **accepted 76% of students, around 24,046 of the 31,442 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like CSU Los Angeles, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to CSU Los Angeles must submit the following items. Double check with CSU Los Angeles's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to CSU Los Angeles have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At California State University, Los Angeles, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||15.66%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18.01%|
|3.25 and 3.49||21.32%|
|3.00 and 3.24||22.29%|
|2.50 and 2.9||20.09%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.48%|
|CSU Los Angeles does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
CSU Los Angeles is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to CSU Los Angeles.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is January 19. Applicants should hear back by February 1.
Transfer students can enroll in CSU Los Angeles during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to CSU Los Angeles?
Students who are admitted to CSU Los Angeles must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does CSU Los Angeles accept transfer credits?
CSU Los Angeles accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. CSU Los Angeles accepts:
DSST/DANTES ACE recommendations for credit
Does CSU Los Angeles accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
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Do I have to submit test scores to CSU Los Angeles?
CSU Los Angeles. is not test optional. Test scores are will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
How hard is it to get into CSU Los Angeles? CSU Los Angeles is a somewhat selective institution. The CSU Los Angeles acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Los Angeles is Jan 19.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Los Angeles is Jan 19.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At CSU Los Angeles, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.32. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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