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FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN

The four years you spend with CSUDH will challenge and inspire you to reach your potential. And change your life. See why more high school graduates are making CSUDH their first choice for an affordable, high-quality university education. Visit our campus in person and experience our dynamic community for yourself. 

TUITION & FEES

With tuition well below the national average for state schools, CSUDH is one of the best values in higher education. Learn more about our low costs and financial aid options, including scholarships available to students.

DEGREE PROGRAMS

CSUDH offers a wide selection of in-demand degrees recognized for their academic excellence and respected by leading employers. Find the degree you need to reach your academic and professional goals.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Learn about admission requirements and criteria for first-time freshmen applying to CSUDH, including grade point average, test score and subject requirements.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST

Getting ready to apply to CSUDH? Read our simple Application Checklist so that you’ll be ready when it comes time to apply online at CSUMentor.

EARLY START REQUIREMENT

If you plan on attending CSUDH in the fall and have been notified that you’re required to complete Early Start this summer, it’s time to sign up. Learn more about Early Start, how to sign up and meet your requirement so you’ll be ready for CSUDH.

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

Sign up for the next new student orientation. It’s a great way for you and your family to get to know our campus, learn about student services and programs, get help registering for classes, meet faculty and staff, and make friends.

IMPORTANT DATES

Don’t miss these important dates and deadlines for your CSUDH application, financial aid application, document submission, orientation, and other next steps to get you to our campus.

CHECK FOR YOUR
FINANCIAL AID AWARD

Is your financial aid award waiting for you? To find out, just log in to My.CSUDH.EDU. While you’re there, find out if you still need to submit any documents to receive your aid.