Information for Prospective ULD Students

Prospective Student Listserv

Prospective students can stay in the loop by joining our Prospective Student Listserv. The messages we will send you include application deadlines, information and recruitment sessions, and Department social events (for networking!). You can sign yourself up and manage your own subscription.

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Self guided information

Fall Deadline

Priority application period for fall is October 1 - December 1.
We continue to accept applications through March 1.

We only have fall admissions. Why?

Due to course sequencing and other practical considerations, we cannot admit students in the spring.

Feel free to contact us at or 916-278-6557 with questions.

Visit a grad Class!

Want to see what happens in a PPA graduate class? Professor Rob Wassmer welcomes prespective students to visit to his classes and see what it's all about. Contact Dr. Wassmer at to make arrangements with him.

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Have questions about our graduate programs? Want us to answer your questions or call you or mail you a supplemental program application? Complete and submit the form below.

Go to the  University's website for information about other degrees and programs. WE ONLY HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEGREES WE OFFER, not others.

In addition to the program application, applicants will also need to submit a University application through CSU Mentor. Graduate Studies has additional information for graduate applicants.

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International Admissions ( more information)

Applicants who are required to hold F-1 or J-1 Visas to study in the United States should visit the  International Admissions office. University admission requirements for international students are rather complex and the staff at  International Admissions will ensure that you have the most accurate and current information.

Consistent with University requirements, the Department requires that students whose native language is not English have a minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of: 560 (paper based test), 220 (computer based test), or 83 (internet based test).

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