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Undergraduate admissions:

Undergraduate admissions applications are generally processed within 24-48 hours. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email confirming the receipt of your application. An official letter of admissions will be sent approximately 2-3 weeks after your official admission to SDSU.

Undergraduate Distance Student Checklist

ADMISSIONS DEADLINE
Rolling Admissions


UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE SEEKING

What You'll Need:

  • Completed Admissions Application (Location: Online)
  • $20.00 Application Fee
  • Official Report of ACT
  • High School Transcript(s)
  • Post-Secondary Transcripts (if applicable)

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UNDERGRADUATE NON-DEGREE SEEKING

Interested in taking an online course through SDSU but not a full program? This is the place for you. We have a wide variety of courses available online that you may take for professional development or just for fun. Apply to SDSU as a non-degree seeking student. (Not eligible for financial aid.)

Application instructions:

  • Creat SDSU Service Account
  • Verify Email Address
  • Under Applicant Information, choose "Non-Degree Seeking" as Student Type
  • Under Choose Major, choose “Special” as Planned Major and “Online” as Location of Classes
  • Under Charges and Additional Items, select “Non-Degree Applicant” as the payment method (No application fee needed)

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Graduate admissions:

The Graduate School oversees and facilitates applications to the SDSU graduate programs. Some of our academic programs have different deadlines and require additional documents, so please review the important program specific admission requirements in the Graduate Catalog. View Catalog >>

Graduate Distance Student Checklist

ADMISSIONS DEADLINE
Fall: April 15
Spring: October 15

Specific departments or programs may have earlier deadlines. View program specific deadlines in the Graduate Catalog. View Catalog >>


GRADUATE DEGREE SEEKING

Your application must be fully processed, and you must be accepted by your department prior to registration.

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GRADUATE NON-DEGREE SEEKING

Application instructions:

  • Create SDSU Service Account
  • Verify Email Address
  • Under Applicant Information, choose “Non-Degree Seeking Graduate Student” as Student Type
  • Under Choose Program, choose “Not Seeking a Degree (Grad)” as Degree and “Online” as Location of Classes
  • Under Charges and Additional Items, select cash or check as the payment method (No application fee needed)
  • Once you receive your acceptance email, please send your course information (CRN, Subject, Course Number, Section, Title, and Number of Credits) to Ashley at Ashley.DeZeeuw@sdstate.edu.

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Questions on graduate admissions? View more info >>