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Application Process

Application Process:

  1. First, attend a General Information Session to learn more about CSULB study abroad programs
  2. Explore opportunities by using our searchable database to find programs suitable for your academic major, geographic interests and career goals.
  3. Meet with the appropriate regional Study Abroad Advisor
  4. Start your online application
  5. Talk with your Academic Advisor
  6. Complete the online application


Independent Programs - Eligibility will vary by program.
Academic Year Programs - Requirements for this program are generally a 2.75 GPA (some countries require a 3.0 GPA). Students may study in English in most locations and many are open to sophomores. Though certain programs require 2 years of a foreign language and a junior class standing.
Semester Programs - The requirements for these programs are generally a 2.75-3.0 GPA and a sophomore/junior/senior class standing.


APPLY before the deadline:
March 8 for fall semester programs and calendar year programs
October 1 for spring semester programs and CSULB academic year programs
December 15 for CSU academic year programs (CSU IP)