California State University Channel Islands (CI) accepts transfer applications for
upper-division transfer students only. 

All admissions requirements must be met by the end of the term (semester or quarter) prior to enrollment to be considered for admission. For spring applicants, all requirements must be completed by the summer term. Fall applicants must have requirements completed by the end of spring.

Admit TermCompletion Date
Spring 2017End of summer 2016
Fall 2017End of spring 2017
Spring 2018End of summer 2017

Upper-Division Transfer Requirements

  • 60 transferable semester units, or 90 transferable quarter units.
  • Have a college grade point average of 2.00 or better in all transferable college units completed.
  • Must be in good standing at the last college or university attended (i.e., you are eligible to re-enroll).
  • Have completed the following classes with a grade of "C -" or better:
    • Oral communication
    • Written communication
    • Critical thinking
    • College level mathematics/quantitative reasoning*

*College Algebra from an out-of-state institution is acceptable in meeting this requirement only if the course meets the out-of-state institution’s GE math requirement.   

Are you ready to apply?

If you meet the requirements above and are ready to apply, visit CSUMentor to submit an application. Spring applications are accepted from August 1-31. Fall applications are accepted from October 1-November 30.

View the steps to enroll for transfer students