Admission Requirements

  1. English Language Proficiency Requirements

    TOEFL - Minimum of 64 iBT (500 PBT with official score report), or
    IELTS - Minimum of 6.0 Band Score, or
    PTE Academic - Minimum 49, or
    Sacramento State’s ELI – level 7
    ELS Language Centers - Level 112, or
    FLS International Language School – Level 16, or
    TLC The Language Company – Level 9, or
    UCLA Extension - Level 6

  2. Original or certified copies of Academic Credentials with English translations

    Note: Unofficial copies acceptable for admission review purposes and need to be included if the application is being submitted via email. All completed and in-progress coursework must be included. 

    Application Type Required Documents GPA Requirements
    First Time Freshmen High School Transcripts Minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 scale or average 80% marks
    Transfer < 60 units High School Transcripts & Postsecondary Transcripts Minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 scale or average 80% marks; and min 2.4 GPA post-secondary
    Transfer 60 or more units Postsecondary Transcripts Minimum 2.4 GPA post-secondary
  3. Financial statement (no older than 6 months) and Sacramento State Financial Affidavit demonstrating source (sponsored, self-funded, etc.) and a minimum amount of $30,300 (USD) to support academic study at Sacramento State.

  4. Copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport.

  5. Optional, not required - ACT or SAT I if the student has taken the exam.