If you are considering submitting an application to CSU Stanislaus, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is November 30 and the application fee is $70.
Students who apply to CSU Stanislaus for fall should hear back from CSU Stanislaus by November 1.
Here's an overiew of some of CSU Stanislaus's admissions stats.
|CSU Stanislaus 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for California State University, Stanislaus.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||November 30||November 1|
CSU Stanislaus does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into CSU Stanislaus. CSU Stanislaus evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, CSU Stanislaus accepted 89% of all applicants, about 6,374 from 7,136 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like CSU Stanislaus, 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.
CSU Stanislaus has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.
Curious about the factors that are considered by CSU Stanislaus during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
Make sure to check with CSU Stanislaus for more information on admission factors.
To apply to CSU Stanislaus, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with CSU Stanislaus's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||3|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
Students admitted to CSU Stanislaus have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5. CSU Stanislaus considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
CSU Stanislaus does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
CSU Stanislaus does not have a test optional admissions policy. 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 Stanislaus.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is November 30.
Transfer students can enroll in CSU Stanislaus during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to CSU Stanislaus?
❌ Students who are admitted to CSU Stanislaus must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does CSU Stanislaus accept transfer credits?
✅ CSU Stanislaus accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. CSU Stanislaus accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does CSU Stanislaus accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ CSU Stanislaus accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to CSU Stanislaus?
✅ CSU Stanislaus is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is CSU Stanislaus's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for CSU Stanislaus is 89%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at CSU Stanislaus?
❌ CSU Stanislaus does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into CSU Stanislaus? CSU Stanislaus is a somewhat selective institution. The CSU Stanislaus acceptance rate is 89%. This means that the institution accepts 89 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CSU Stanislaus is Nov 30.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CSU Stanislaus is Nov 30.
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 Stanislaus, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. 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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