Steps to Apply

We're here to provide support and resources for a smooth application process for SJSU Online. Review how to prepare and how to navigate Cal State Apply, and access support from our enrollment counselors.

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1. Choose an Application Cycle

Choose when you want to start at SJSU Online. Applications will only be open on the following dates.

Fall Applications Open



Spring Applications Open



Summer Applications Open



2. Prepare transcripts

Gather your transcripts from the colleges or universities where you have been enrolled so you can easily enter that information on your application and maximize the number of credits you transfer.

All academic information you report on your application must be verified with your official transcripts. Any discrepancy affecting your eligibility could result in the withdrawal of your application or admission.

3. Review admission requirements

Reivew our admissions requirements, important dates and deadlines, and more. Be also sure to review any program-specific requirements for the degree you are interested in.

4. Meet with an Enrollment Counselor

Schedule an appointment with one of our expert Enrollment Counselors to discuss your questions, complete an unofficial transcript review, and more. 

5. Apply through Cal State Apply


Watch our video tutorial above or select any of the bookmarks below for steps to guide you through your SJSU Online application.

If needed, view the Cal State Apply Transfer Application Guide for more support.


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