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Office of Admissions

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For questions about admission or to make an appointment for pre-admission counseling, call the Welcome Center at (510) 885-2556 in Hayward or (925) 602-6700 in Concord. Pre-Admission counseling is offered at the Welcome Center on the Hayward Campus and the Academic Services Center on the Concord Campus.

Coming to a Town Near You! Visit our Admission Events page to attend and event with an admissions counselor coming to a town near you.

Cal State East Bay offers year-round learning on a quarter system. Check the application deadline for the quarter to which you are applying.

Admission decisions are typically made 8 to 12 weeks after all application materials are received. Please allow two weeks for the receipt of transcripts and test scores to be recorded under your application status. If you've already applied to the University, be sure to check your admission status in MyCSUEB.

If you were denied admission, you may appeal the decision; learn more about Admission Appeals Procedures.

Admission into programs leading to licensure and credentialing does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or credential. Licensure and credentialing requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, licensure or credentialing requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet licensure or credentialing requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet licensure or credentialing requirements.

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