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 2024: application filing period is August 1 - October 2, 2023 by 11:59 p.m. PST (not available for Nursing majors) 
  • Fall 2024: application filing period is from October 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024 by 11:59 PM PST  (Transfer students applying for the Nursing program, the deadline is November 30, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.)

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.

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

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