Cal State Apply is a Centralized Application Service (CAS) used to apply to San Francisco State University academic programs. Start by selecting a program that you want to apply to, complete the online application, upload your unofficial transcripts and application documents to the Program Materials section, and then submit your application. Once received by Cal State Apply, your application and materials will be processed and transmitted to the College of Extended Learning.
Prepare application materials in advance before starting the online Cal State Apply application. Application materials vary by program, and may require you to upload:
In addition to any documents required by your program, you are also required to upload legible unofficial copies of transcripts from each college or university attended. Including study abroad coursework, or community college coursework, even if this coursework appears as transfer credit on your degree transcript. Full academic disclosure is required.
The College of Extended Learning will not accept any of the following submissions:
Please take note of the following when uploading unofficial transcripts:
An incomplete academic history will delay review of your application. If eligible for admission, you will be required to submit official transcripts to the College of Extended Learning in order to secure your admission to the program.
Tip: Choose “Certificate” for the Degree Goal in your extended profile to see the College of Extended Learning certificate program(s) applications available.
Tip: If you are planning to study on a F1/J1 visa, you must select Non-Resident for U.S. Citizenship Status under your Extended Profile to see applications available for international students.
Under the “Add Program” tab, narrow your program options using the provided filters.
a. PERSONAL INFORMATION TIPS
b. ACADEMIC HISTORY TIPS
c. SUPPORTING MATERIALS TIPS
d. PROGRAM MATERIALS TIPS