Welcome to California State University Channel Islands

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) is pleased to welcome international students. We are committed to academic excellence, community involvement, environmental responsibility, and leadership for the 21st century, and we invite international students to come join our vibrant, diverse campus community!


CI is known for offering a creative, interdisciplinary approach to learning. For example, you may have a class that combines art with science or history with business so that you gain a broader and deeper perspective. Our programs also incorporate multicultural and international views. This approach prepares you to live and work in an increasingly diverse world.


CI is located inland in the city of Camarillo (population 65,895), midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. CI is 25 miles/40 km northwest of Malibu and about 10 miles/16 km from the Pacific Ocean.

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For step-by-step instructions on how to apply to CI, please see the following pages for detailed instructions:

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International Programs is available to assist you. You may also: