Applicants With Foreign Documents
All required documentation must be submitted for an application to be considered complete. Please contact the Office of Graduate Studies if you are unsure of the submission criteria.
- TOEFL: paper based test (pbt)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 550**
- TOEFL: computer-based version (cbt)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 213**
- TOEFL: internet based (iBt)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 80**
- IELTS (The International English Language Testing System)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 7.0
- PTE (Pearson's Test of English Academic)
Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 65**
**PLEASE NOTE: Some graduate departments have different language test requirements and may require a higher score. For example, English and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) only accept TOEFL and require a score of 600/250/100. You must contact the Department for score requirements.
GRADUATES: Students must complete a minimum four year Bachelor's degree from a nationally accredited college/university to be eligible for admission.
DOCUMENTS: Students must complete a minimum four year bachelor's degree from an accredited university to be eligible for possible admission and have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average on both overall and last two years of university coursework. Individual departments will make final admission review for their programs. Students must request from all educational institutions to have the official records showing the dates of attendance, courses, grades and hours and the degree and graduation certificates. Documents from a notary cannot be accepted and all documents must bear the registrar's signature, title and seal of Registrar with University seal.
All documents from colleges/universities must also be verified and submitted by the deadline date from the CDGDC (China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center) to be considered official.
Verification reports for the Academic transcripts and Graduation Certificate (in English) must be sent by the China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center:
China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC)
B-17, Tongfang Scientific Plaza No.1, Wangzhuang Road
Haidian District, Beijing 100083 China
Tel: 010-82379480 Fax: 010-82379491
The CDGDC must mail directly to the Office of Graduate Studies, California State University Sacramento, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6112.