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Considering applying to California State University Dominguez Hills? Everything you need to know about applying to CSUDH can be found in this section. Please use the menu bar or the links below to browse our website and find more information on application requirements and admission eligibility.

All Applicants

Everyone interested in applying to CSUDH should take some time and check out the links in this section. They contain valuable information on everything from planning campus visits to determining the cost of attending the university.



The four years you will spend with CSUDH will challenge and inspire you to reach your potential--and change your life. See why more high school graduates are making CSUDH their first choice for an affordable, high-quality university education. Visit our campus in person and experience our dynamic community for yourself.



Increasing numbers of transfer students are making CSUDH their first choice. We invite you to find out why. Finish a quality degree at a university that offers affordable tuition, financial aid options, strong enrollment partnerships with community colleges, and a wide selection of in-demand degrees designed to prepare you for professional life.


Graduate Students

CSUDH offers a dynamic range of graduate degree and credential programs designed to advance students' knowledge, professional acumen, and leadership skills in specialized disciplines. Tailored for working adults, our graduate courses provide flexible schedules and services to help students progress quickly toward their academic and professional goals while balancing other obligations. Learn more about admission requirements and how to apply to a graduate program.



At CSUDH, we recognize the contribution of the men and women who have served in our nation‘s armed forces. We welcome veterans and active-duty service members to our campus. We are also committed to ensuring that all qualified veterans and their dependents have equal access to an affordable, quality university education and experience. To support this mission, CSUDH offers the dedicated services and support of our Veterans Resource Center (VRC), including assistance with applying to CSUDH as a veteran, accessing resources, and connecting to others through the Veteran's Alliance.

Contact VRC at (310) 243-3643. The VRC office is located in the Leo Cain University Library, 3rd floor, room 3941.


International Students

Students from around the world come to CSUDH for a quality education that prepares them for success in a global economy. With a wide selection of in-demand academic programs, we also offer a range of support services and resources to help international students make the most of their time on campus. Learn more about applying as an international studentadmission requirements, and what you’ll need to study in the U.S.


Returning Students

Undergraduate students who have been absent for two semesters or more prior to the semester of return must apply for readmission, unless approved for and participating in the Planned Educational Leave Program. Graduate students must reapply if they are absent for one term. Returning students who have not maintained continuing student status or been approved for the Planned Educational Leave Program will lose their catalog rights and will be subject to all requirements and regulations in the catalog of the year they are readmitted.

Complete information for returning students can be found here.