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CSU Sacramento
CSU Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694

Official telephone: (916) 278-6011
Fax number: (916) 278-5722

Website: www.csus.edu

Transfer Students

Screen last updated on: September 2, 2015

The transfer admissions information below is valid for the 2014 academic year.

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:
Number of transfer applications received:
Number of transfer applicants offered admission:
8,373 (71%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:
3,729 (45%)
Percent of all new students who were transfers:

Application and Credit Transfer

Terms for which transfers may enroll:
fall, spring
Minimum number of credits applicant needs to apply as a transfer student:
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript recommended of all
  • 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) recommended of some
Minimum high school GPA required for transfer applicants:
2.00 using a 4.0 scale
Minimum college GPA required for transfer applicants:
2.00 using a 4.0 scale
Priority filing date for transfer applicants:
October 1 for fall, August 1 for spring
Closing date for transfer applicants:
November 30 for fall, August 31 for spring
Notification date for transfer applicants:
March 1 for fall, October 1 for spring
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:
May 1 for fall, November 1 for spring
Lowest course grade that may be transferred for credit:
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
Other/Unique transfer policies:
Applicants with fewer than 60 semester hours must meet freshman admission requirements.

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