CSU Admission Requirements


A. History/Social Science - 2 years

1 year of U.S. History or 1 semester of U.S. History and 1 semester of Civics

or American Government AND 1 year of Social Science

B. English - 4 years required

College Preparatory English Composition and Literature

C. Mathematics - 3 years required, 4 recommended

Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, or Higher Mathematics (take one each year)

D. Laboratory Science - 2 years required, 3 recommended

1 Biological Science and 1 Physical Science

E. Foreign Language - 2 years required, 3 recommended

2 years of the same Language; American Sign Language is Applicable

F. Visual and Performing Arts - 1 year required

Dance, Drama or Theater, Music, or Visual Art

G. College Preparatory Electives - 1 year required

Additional Year chosen from the University of California "A-G" list


St. Michael's Prep UC & CSU approved A-G list


In order to be eligible to attend any school in the University of California (UC) or the California State University (CSU) systems as a freshman, you must take certain classes in high school. These classes are known as the "A-G Subjects:"


CSU Admissions Handbook 2017-18



Cal State Application Process


Cal State Apply


The CSU website is designed to help students and their families learn aboutthe California State University (CSU) system. The CSU is comprised of 23 excellent campuses. Cal State assists students in planning for college,in selecting the appropriate CSU campus to attend, in planning how tofinance their education, and in applying for admission.





EAP/EPT (English) / ELM (Math)



EOP Program


TheEducational Opportunity Program is designed to improve access andretention of historically low-income and educationally disadvantagedstudents. The program provides admission and academic assistance toEOP-eligible undergraduate students. In many cases, the program offersfinancial assistance to eligible students.


*Additional Information*

  • Filing period is October 1-November 30

  • Honors/AP/IB courses receive an extra grade point in grades 10-11.

  • Personal statement is not required

  • Letters of recommendation are not required or accepted



CSUF President's Scholars


What are the Benefits?

Those who are selected for the President's Scholars Program are rewarded with outstanding resources. The four-year scholarship includes the following:

  • Full payment of all in-state CSU tuition and fees for 4 (four) consecutive academic years

  • Annual $750.00 stipend for books and other materials

  • Complimentary parking permits ($236.00) for fall and spring semesters

  • Personal use of a new Apple or Dell laptop computer for all 4 (four) years

  • Highest and earliest priority registration for classes each semester

  • Automatic admission to the University Honors Program

  • Access to the Center for Scholars which offers academic support services including: private computer lab, free printing services, holistic advising, and class-level programming

  • Priority consideration for on-campus housing, as well as the opportunity to live on the Honors and Scholars themed-floor (NOTE: housing fees not covered by scholarship)

  • Exclusive recognition awarded to graduating Scholars at the Honors Convocation and University Commencement ceremonies

  • Priority consideration for on-campus employment, study-abroad experiences, and professional development opportunities

  • Direct invitations from the University President to attend private events

  • Membership into the President's Scholars Student Association: an official student organization that develops social activities, service events, and leadership opportunities for our scholars

  • Letters of recommendation for graduate school and job references following graduation from Cal State Fullerton

  • And much more!





















Guaranteed Accounting Program 4+1 (GAP4+1)

Earning a degree in accounting offers you exciting career possibilities.  Not only will you understand the fundamental language of business, but you can elevate your talents into things like:

  • Forensic accounting – imagine a career with the FBI investigating, tracking and helping solve financial crimes;

  • Business deals and structures – you can elevate your talents to perform complex business calculations such as deal structuring, evaluating new business opportunities or evaluating risks/rewards of potential new business ideas;

  • Audit functions – including accurately reporting the results of financial operations to Boards of Directors, shareholders, management and/or government.

  • The accounting profession is dynamic and gives you tools to pursue many dreams.

If you are really good at what you do, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the median salary for this profession is over $67,000 per year and the highest paid 10% earned more than $118,930 year. Additionally, for those just starting out in accounting, the sector is expected to grow at a pace of 11%

If you qualify (you must assess for math and English) and are admitted into the program, your first two years of classes will be at Irvine Valley College and you second two years will be at CSUF’s Irvine Campus.  Classes are GUARANTEED so you don’t have to worry about space in the class.  You must keep up a B average (3.2) to stay in the program, but you will have a Bachelor’s degree in 4 years and a Master’s degree in 5.

The cohort is limited to 30 students.  We are accepting applications for the Fall 2017 and Fall 2018 cohorts.  The Fall 2016 cohort is underway and doing great!  Don’t miss this opportunity.


California State University Fullerton


We are currently accepting applications for California State University Fullerton's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) beginning Fall 2018.  As fellow educators, we know High School Seniors are preparing for life after graduation and college application is a priority.  This email is simply an invitation offering support to your high school from the CSUF Army ROTC program staff. 

The below steps are for CSUF Fall 2018 application and how to start the process for the campus based Army ROTC scholarship.

  1. Apply for CSU-Fullerton October 1st through November 30th, 2017.


  1. Contact us about Army ROTC scholarships after CSUF application is complete.


Also, please see the attached documents for your students to learn more about the ROTC Program and the campus based ROTC Scholarship (includes full tuition, book and monthly stipend).  We offer new college students Military Science 101, a non-obligatory 3 credit college class introducing them to Army ROTC and how to become a commissioned Officer in the United States Army, Army Reserve or National Guard. We are available to answer questions, provide program tours and visit your classroom for ROTC presentations upon your request.


Very Respectfully,

Mr. Steven R. Yach, DA CIV

Recruiting Operations Officer

Military Science Dept. Army ROTC

Office: 657-278-3527

Email: syach@fullerton.edu

 CSUF Army ROTC Letter

















The highly interactive website features blogs, videos, social media elements and comprehensive information and resources for middle school and high school students, parents, teachers and counselors.


Additional Useful University Website Tool


ASSIST Student Transfer Info.- http://www.assist.org/web-assist/welcome.html


“Assist is a computerized student-transfer information system that can be accessed over the World Wide Web. It displays reports of how course credits earned at one California college or university can be applied when transferred to another. ASSIST- is the official repository of articulation for California’s colleges and universities and therefore provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available about student transfer in California.”