• Fall: October 1 – June 1
  • Spring: August 1 – November 1

Learning more about our programs is the first step in the admission process. We will provide you with all of the information needed to see if you are eligible and help you make a decision to apply.

Step 1: Learn more about our graduate degree programs and your eligibility

Graduate degree prerequisites, GPA, work experience and graduate admissions exams (GRE/GMAT) vary by program. We view your application as a whole.

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Step 2: Domestic Applicants - Apply to CSU Channel Islands

Applying to CSU Channel Islands is handled online via Cal State Apply ($70 application fee).

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International applicants see Graduate Admissions

Step 3: Submit documents and test scores

The requirements and steps to apply vary by program. Check your specific program admissions page for more details.

Graduate templates to use:

Step 4: Submit Intent to Enroll and deposit

You will be notified of your admission status by email. If you are accepted, you will receive a custom link to submit the $250 non-refundable payment. The payment will be applied to your first semester tuition. 

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