Applicants With Foreign Documents

Hong Kong

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.

LANGUAGE TEST: Required ( or or

  1. TOEFL: paper based test (pbt)
    Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 550**
  2. TOEFL: computer-based version (cbt) 
    Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 213**
  3. TOEFL: internet based (iBt)
    Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 80**
  4. IELTS (The International English Language Testing System)
    Graduate, Second Baccalaureate score of 7.0
  5. 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 to be eligible for admission.

DOCUMENTS: Students must submit official Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) and university transcripts showing that they have completed an "Honours" bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale. An official verification of the degree awarded must be submitted and date of award.

All documents must be submitted in university sealed envelopes bearing the authority’s signature, title of signatory and school and mailed directly from the institution to the Office of Graduate Studies, California State University Sacramento 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6112.