Transferring to CSUCI

CSU Channel Islands welcomes applications from transfer students. A student is considered a transfer student if they have enrolled at a community college/university. CSU Channel Islands will be accepting upper division & lower division transfer students. Transfer students majoring in Nursing can only apply for fall terms. 

When to Apply:

  • Spring 2023: application filing period is August 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022 by 11:59 p.m. PST (not available for Nursing majors) 
  • Fall 2023: application filing period is from October 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023 by 11:59 PM PST  (new extended deadline, not available for Nursing majors) 

CSUCI offers only one state-side second-baccalaureate degree program, which is in Nursing. When applying to this program (fall enrollment, only) students will select “BSN-Nursing (2nd Bachelor). Refer to for details.

CSU Channel Islands also offers bachelor's degrees and second baccalaureate degrees through Extended University in the areas of Business, Psychology, and Nursing for those who meet qualifications. Student fees fund this program, so costs will be higher than with state-supported (“stateside”) programs. Please visit for details.

CI Campus Preview Days

Saturday Dolphin Tours

Saturday Dolphin Tours provide future freshman and transfer students an opportunity to visit campus and discover more about CI.

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