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CSU Channel Islands

CSU Channel Islands
CSU Channel Islands
1 University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

Official telephone: (805) 437-8400
Fax number: (805) 437-8424


Transfer Students

Screen last updated on: December 15, 2016

The transfer admissions information below is valid for the 2016-17 academic year.

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:
Number of transfer applications received:
Number of transfer applicants offered admission:
9,819 (91%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:
1,045 (11%)

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 not required
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores not required
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) required of all
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
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:
May 1 for fall, September 30 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:
120 to receive a bachelor's degree
Other/Unique transfer policies:
College Algebra from an out-of-state institution is acceptable in meeting the B4 College level mathematics/quantitative reasoning requirement only if the course meets the out-of-state institution’s GE math requirement.

Additional Information

Nursing is the only impacted major at CSU Channel Islands.  Students interested in Pre-Nursing must apply to the Nursing Program in addition to the university.  The deadline to apply to the university as a Pre-Nursing major is November 30.  Nursing programs applications are only accepted for the fall term. 

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