Transfer Applicants

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You'll love being a Pioneer!

THANK YOU for your interest in joining our diverse and dynamic community!

As a top-rated university, we’re committed to your success by offering you nearly 50 bachelor’s degree programs to help you find your unique path to success.

We pride ourselves in providing a real-world education so that your skills and experience are there for you on the first day of your new career. 


No need to stress about the process. Learn below about how to apply as a transfer applicant – we’ll guide you through important deadlines, application procedures, and freshman admission requirements. And never hesitate to call us. Your success in life is our mission.

Transfer Application and Document Deadlines

Email for late application requests

All requirements must be completed by
Fall 2024
Requirements must be completed by end of Spring 2024.
Applications Accepted (Except Nursing)  10/1/2023 - 5/15/2024
Nursing Applications Accepted 10/1/2023 - 12/15/2023

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 Undergraduate Majors

 Check out our Undergraduate Majors page for more information

List of majors
Accounting Analytics Communication Ethnic Studies Kinesiology Public Health
Anthropology Computer Engineering Geography Liberal Studies Recreation
Art Computer Science Geology Mathematics Sociology
Biochemistry Construction Management Global Studies Music Spanish
Biological Sciences Criminal Justice History Nursing Speech Pathology & Audiology
Business Administration Economics History - Social Science Philosophy Statistics
Business Analytics English Hospitality & Tourism Physics Theatre Arts
Chemistry Environmental Science Human Development Political Science
Civil Engineering Environmental Studies Industrial Engineering Psychology


1. Apply online and pay the application fee:

  1. Complete your admission application at Cal State Apply.
  2. Pay $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  3. Print and keep the confirmation page. We no longer accept paper applications.

Check out this video to help you apply!.

Make sure you have these items handy to ensure a smooth application process:

  • Unofficial transcripts - You will be asked to enter all courses you’ve completed, those currently in progress, and any you plan to take before transferring
  • Your Social Security Number (if you have one) to assist with financial aid process
  • Credit card number to pay for your application fee
2. Submit official transcripts, test scores and other documents upon request:
  1. Monitor your Horizon email address and Future Pioneer portal for transcripts and needed documents
  2. Transcripts must be submitted one of three ways:
    1. Electronically
    2. Mailed directly by the school to 25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard | Hayward, CA 94542
    3. Hand-carried in the original sealed envelopes to Cal State East Bay's Enrollment Information Center located on the first floor of the Student Services and Administration (SA) Building on the Hayward Campus. You can also deliver it to the Academic Services Center on the Concord Center
  3. Test scores (Advanced Placement Exam, International Baccalaureate Exam, and CLEP Exam) must be submitted to the Office of Admissions to be evaluated and have college credit awarded accordingly

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Future Pioneers Portal:

Don’t miss out on good information! Join our Future Pioneers Portal

Whether or not you’ve decided to apply to Cal State East Bay, the Future Pioneer portal is a great first step to be connected! You will:

  • Get an inside look at vibrant Pioneer life.
  • Learn more about financial aid resources and how to make paying for college attainable.
  • Find in-depth information about your chosen major and the exciting opportunities it offers.
  • Get familiar with our free and hands-on academic support resources.
  • Identify your outreach counselor. Their job is to help you through the remainder of the admission process.
  • Check your to-do list to verify the steps you’ve done and steps you still need to do to complete in the admission process.

*Note:  The Future Pioneers Portal currently does not support graduate, second bachelor admits and students who are going through our self-support programs.

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Contact Us

Office of Admissions
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • Hayward, CA 94542