You are now one step closer to earning your Bachelor of Arts in Psychology! This page will provide you the details you need to complete the admissions process

To apply, just follow these four easy steps:

Step One: Learn about the BA Psychology program at CSU Channel Islands and your eligibility.

Step Two:Apply to CSU Channel Islands through Cal State Apply.

Step Three: Submit documents, including transcripts from all institutions you have attended. For specifics, please see below.

Step Four: Submit Intent to Enroll.

You will be notified of your admissions status by email.
If you are accepted, and once you submit all of your documents, you will receive an Intent to Enroll form.
Please complete the Intent to Enroll form and submit it as soon as possible to ensure yourself a place in the program.

Application Periods

  • Fall: October 1 - June 1

We admit junior-level transfer students once per year for the Fall term. 

Program Pre-Requisites

  • Prior completion of 70 semester/105 quarter transferable units.
  • Applicants with an cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum grades of C are required in psychology prerequisites
  • C- in Golden Four courses
  • Good standing at the last institution attended

Required Documentation

The following documentation is required:

  • One set of official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

How to Turn In Transcripts


Electronic transcripts are preferred. You can request official electronic transcripts from your community college/university directly. If your school's transcript ordering system asks for a recipient name and email, please indicate CSU Channel Islands and We will not accept transcripts emailed to our Admissions office from the student.

By Mail
CSU Chanel Islands Attn: Admissions
Sage Hall
One University Drive
Camarillo, CA 93012

International Applicants: Due to the number of units offered per semester, this program is not open to international applicants. Visit international admission website.

Program Summary

  • Degree Completion: 50 units
  • Previously completed transfer courses: 70+ units
  • Degree Total:120+ units
  • Core Courses: 28 units
  • Electives: 13 units
  • General Education: 9 units*

*Required upper division general education courses, taken in residence

Attend an Information Session

Attend an Information Session

Take this opportunity to attend an information session and meet with an Undergraduate Recruiter and the BA Psychology Program Director to learn more about this excellent CSU Channel Islands program! Get all your questions answered! Use the contact form in the sidebar to register.

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