First-Time Freshman Overview


Welcome, First-Time FreshmAn!

Thank you for considering California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)! Choosing the right college is a life-changing experience where you can discover who you are and what you can become, and the power and possibility in your potential. At CSUF you will discover what it means to be a Titan and why we reach higher!

As you begin your journey to CSUF, take a look at our minimum requirements for First-Time Freshman:

  • High School Diploma or attain GED equivalent
  • Meet A-G requirements with a “C” grade or better
  • Take the SAT and/or ACT
  • Meet *Eligibility Index requirements

*California State University, Fullerton is an impacted campus. CSUF applicants are admitted based on an eligibility index (which varies depending on the pool of applicants) and college preparatory coursework completed in high school.

For more information on freshmen admissions requirements please visit the Admissions and Records websiteOpens in new window .