California State University Channel Islands 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!

Virtual International Admissions

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our offices will be working remotely. In order to better serve our international students, we are now offering virtual services to help answer questions from students and/or families about International Admissions. Please email for a zoom or phone appointment.


What’s App Number: +18054373935 (Please send an SMS text any time of day)

WeChat ID: CSUCI_international


Open University via Extended University

Open University provides an opportunity for those who are not currently admitted to CSUCI to enroll in regular session, undergraduate credit courses on a "space available" basis, subject to the approval of the instructor. 

Program information flyer (PDF, 148KB)

For more information, please visit the Open University webpage.

Graduate - Master's

CI offers Master's degrees in Business, Biotechnology, Dual Degree in MBA and Biotechnology, Computer Science, Mathematics and Education.

Learn More About Graduate Programs

Undergraduate - Bachelor's

Over 25 programs are available for international undergraduates.

Learn More About Undergraduate Programs

Semester at CI - Short-Term

Join us at CI to take courses for a semester or two to experience the campus life in Southern California.

Learn More About Semesters at CI

Incoming Exchange - Partner Universities

Exchange students can apply to study at CI through the bi-lateral partner exchange or the California State University’s International Programs.

Learn More About Incoming Exchange

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