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CSU Monterey Bay

CSU Monterey Bay
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001

Official telephone: (831) 582-3000

Website: www.csumb.edu


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Screen last updated on: February 19, 2015

The transfer admissions information below is valid for the 2012 academic year.

TRANSFER ACCEPTANCE
Transfer applicants are accepted: yes
Number of transfer applications received: 2,918
Number of transfer applicants offered admission: 2,165 (74%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled: 659 (30%)

APPLICATION AND CREDIT TRANSFER
Terms for which transfers may enroll: fall, spring
Minimum number of credits applicant needs to apply as a transfer student: 60
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript recommended of some
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores recommended of some
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) not required
Minimum college GPA required for transfer applicants: 2.00 using a 4.0 scale
Priority filing date for transfer applicants: November 30 for fall
Closing date for transfer applicants: November 30 for fall, August 31 for spring
Notification date for transfer applicants: rolling for fall
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by: May 1 for fall
Lowest course grade that may be transferred for credit: C
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred: 70 credits from a two-year institution
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school: 30 to receive a bachelor's degree

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Upper Division Transfer Requirements

Students must have 60 or more semester credits (90 quarter units) of transferable courses

Students must achieve the established minimum GPA of a 2.00

Complete at least 30 semester credits (45 quarter units) of general education courses with a grade of C or better

Complete with a C or better the four-courses most commonly called "Golden Four":

  • English Composition
  • Speech/Oral Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • College level Mathematics course (with intermediate algebra as a prerequisite)
  • Students must be in "good standing" at their current or last college/university

For California Community College students, visit www.assist.org for transferable courses to CSUMB.

 


Lower Division Transfer Requirements*

Students must meet the same admissions requirements as first-time freshmen

Students must achieve the established minimum GPA of a 2.00

Students must be in "good standing" at their current or last college/university

*Cal State Monterey Bay is currently not accepting lower division transfer students. You must meet the upper division requirements for admissions purposes.

 
 
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