The graduate admission application to Cal State East Bay is a two-step process. You must submit Step One and Step Two of your graduate admission application by the posted deadline to be considered for admission. Applicants may only apply to a single graduate program per application term.
Once you have submitted all required admission documents to the International Admissions Office, we will evaluate your application for admission. We will forward our evaluation to the Graduate Coordinator for the department review and admission decision. The Graduate Department will notify the International Admissions Office of their admission recommendations.
If a Graduate Department Admission Letter has been sent, please note your admission will not be finalized until an official Cal State East Bay Admission Letter has been received.
University admission requirements are:
Have the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree
If you were educated outside of the U.S., you must have earned a degree equivalent to a 4-year U.S. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. An official determination of eligibility will be made during the application process.
Have the equivalent of a minimum 2.5 GPA
Demonstrate English language proficiency You must demonstrate your English language ability by submitting a TOEFL or IELTS score that meets our minimum requirement OR hold a U.S. Bachelor's or Master's degree. Some applicants may be exempt from this requirement. Please check the ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENT tab for further details.
1. Contact the graduate department to discuss academic requirements and deadlines. Please note: Graduate Department Admission deadlines may differ from University Admission deadlines.
**Visit the Graduate Degree Programs page to see all of CSUEB program/department websites.
2. Submit all academic requirements (if required by your graduate program) directly to the department.
Examples (not a complete list):