Skip to main content

CSU/UC Requirements

CSU & UC Eligibility Requirements

 

 REQUIREMENTS

California State University(CSU)

University of California(UC)

SUBJECT

Students must complete all courses with a grade of "C" or better.

a) History/Social Science

2 years including one year of US History

2 years:  US History and Modern World History

b) English

4 years of English

4 years of English

c) Mathematics

3 years of math (Algebra 1-2, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra)

3 years of math (Algebra 1-2, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra, Pre Calculus) 4 years recommended

d) Laboratory Science

2 years of laboratory science

(including one year of physical science and one year of biological science; one of which must be from the “d” subject area with the other from either “d” or “g”)

2 years of laboratory science

(including at least two of the three core disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics; both from the “d” subject area. 3 years are recommended

e) Language other than English

2 years of language other than English

2 years of language other than English. 3 years recommended

f) Visual & Performing Arts

1 year of visual and performing arts

g) College Prep. Elective

1 year elective chosen from any of the areas

on the approved a-g course list.

Required “a-g” courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. Courses in which grades of D are earned must be repeated, EXCEPT in the areas of math and world  language, where grades of D in the first semester can be validated by successful completion of the second semester with grades of C or higher.       

 STEM:  students planning to major in science (including medical fields), technology, engineering and math                                       

HIGH SCHOOL GPA

Calculate GPA using only "a-g" approved courses taken after grade 9

Minimum GPA

2.0

3.0 

SAT & ACT Testing

Tests must be taken by December of senior year

SAT or ACT with Writing

SAT or ACT with Writing

Two SAT Subject tests recommended

ON-LINE APPLICATION

 www2.calstate.edu/Apply  

www.universityofcalifornia.edu

Filing Period

October 1st - November 30th

November 1st - 30th