Steps for Submitting the Fall 2018 Application


  1. Complete the Cal State Apply online application.  We strongly recommend that you review the Cal State Apply International Student Guide before applyling.  Please note that a non-refundable application fee of $55 USD will need to be paid before submitting the application online using a credit/debit card or PayPal account.  Checks or money order are not be accepted. If you are unable to access the application online, we encourage you to download the International First-Time Freshman or Transfer paper application and submit it to us via email or courier per the instructions above.

After applying, please submit the following documents to our office:

  1. Original or certified copies of Academic Credentials with literal English translation.  
  2. Order English Proficiency Score Report
  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. A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport.

Please send the application and documents to:

ATTN: International Admissions
International Programs & Global Engagement
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J St, Library 1001, MS 6012
Sacramento, CA - 95819-6012, USA

If sending via email, make sure to attach all the required documents in the same email for fast and efficient processing of your application. Required documents should be legible, clear, and submitted as PDF attachments. Missing and blurry documents will delay the review process and prevent staff from issuing an admission decision in a timely manner.please send the application and documents to: intlinfo@csus.edu.

 

 


 

  1. Unofficial test scores may be submitted for the review process, but official test scores are required upon accepting an admission offer.  TOEFL scores may be ordered through ETS and requested to be sent to Sac State using the school code 004671.
  2. If you have taken SAT or ACT, we recommend submitting your scores to Sac State via Collegeboard. Please use 004671 as the school code.
  3. IELTS scores may be requested to be sent by asking British Council to send official scores to the following address:

International Programs & Global Engagement
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J St, Library 1001, MS 6012
Sacramento, CA - 95819-6012, USA

d. Contact intlinfo@csus.edu for submitting other forms of English Proficiency attainment.

  1. For international transfer students transferring from U.S. (domestic) universities and college, please request official DOMESTIC transcripts to be sent to the address below. 

                    Sacramento State
                    Admissions & Outreach
                    6000 J Street
                    Sacramento, CA 95819-6048

                   Electronic Transcripts
                   Sac State accepts electronic transcripts from other US institutions. Official electronic must be sent                            directly from your college to our campus via: incomingtranscripts@csus.edu

 

  1. For international transfer students transferring from foreign (outside of the U.S.) universities and colleges, please request official transcripts to be sent to the International Admissions office:

                     ATTN: International Admissions
                    International Programs & Global Engagement
                    California State University, Sacramento
                    6000 J St, Library 1001, MS 6012
                    Sacramento, CA - 95819-6012, USA

 

Please note that official transcripts must be submitted for transfer credit to be posted. Course syllabi may be requested for further review and evaluation.