International Applicants

Cal State LA welcomes students from around the world who wish to study at our beautiful, urban campus close to Downtown Los Angeles. The University has been a leader in providing high-quality higher education for 70 years and now counts more than 250,000 alumni. Cal State LA's seven colleges offer more than 60 nationally recognized graduate and undergraduate programs across a wide range of disciplines.

Click on your student level below to learn more about our programs and admission process:

  • Freshman - Students who have or will graduate high school and have not earned college credit beyond the summer immediately following graduation.
  • Transfer - Students who have earned college credit the summer beyond high school graduation but have not earned a Bachelor's degree.
  • Graduate, Credential, and Certificate Program Applicants - Students who hold a Bachelor's degree and wish to continue their education in graduate studies.