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Application

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Deadline

Priority application period for fall 2015 is October 1 - December 1, 2014.
On a space available basis, we will continue to accept applications through March 1, 2015.

Answers for Applicants

  • You may log into your http://my.csus.edu account to check on the completeness of your CSU Mentor Graduate Application.
  • You may call the Office of Graduate Studies with questions about your CSU Mentor Graduate Application. 916-278-6470
  • You may fax (916-278-6544) or email (ppa-01@csus.edu) any documents to the Department you would like included in your Supplemental Program Application, including letters of recommendation.
  • Supplemental Program Application materials will be accepted through the following Monday if the deadline falls on a Saturday or a Sunday.
  • We continue to accept applications through March 1.

Application Procedures

All prospective graduate students must have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited four-year institution of higher learning or the equivalent from a foreign institution, and must file the following documents. All documents must be submitted by the deadline.

To the Department of Public Policy and Administration:

  1. Supplemental Program Application (includes recommendation forms)
  2. GMAT or GRE Scores
  3. Recommendation Letters (minimum of three)
  4. One to two page statement of purpose
  5. Resume

To Sacramento State Office of Graduate Studies:

  1. On-line CSU Graduate Application
  2. Two Sets of Official Transcripts
  3. Application Fee (You can pay this when you are filling out your on-line application.)

Applications are not considered complete and will not be reviewed unless GMAT or GRE scores and official transcripts are submitted. You must submit transcripts from ALL colleges and universities previously attended. It is not necessary to submit Sacramento State transcripts. Please arrange to have all your official transcripts sent at the same time, or prior to, submission of your application.

Prerequisite requirements are computer literacy and successful completion of courses in statistics and calculus. Students may find more information about prerequisites at our prerequisite page.

International Students

All materials, inclusive of TOEFL scores, must be turned into the International Admissions Office. To ensure consideration, international students should submit their material to the International Admissions Office at least one month prior to the above application deadline. The University requires a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or 213 (computer based). International students should contact:

Office of Global Education
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street, Lassen Hall 2304
Sacramento, CA 95819-6012
(916) 278-7772
intlprg@csus.edu

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