Common Entrance, Placement & Certification Exams
Students who wish to qualify for a preliminary Multiple Subject Credential or Single Subject Credential must pass the CBEST.
CSUF grants undergraduate college credit to students who achieve passing scores on certain CLEP examinations.
Students working towards a teaching credential may be required to take the CSET in order to verify subject matter competency.
The EIT is the first step toward qualification as a registered Professional Engineer.
Students in certain gradaute programs must pass the EWP to as part of a pre-requisite or to complete thier degree.
The GED exam provides persons who have not completed high school an opportunity to achieve credit equivalent to high school graduation.
Students wishing to enter graduate programs in business are often required to take the GMAT.
Students desiring to enter law school may be required to take the LSAT.
Students desiring to enter medical school are required to take the MCAT.
Students at CSUF who wish to enroll in Mathematics 130, 135 or 150A must pass the MQE.
All applicants to CSUF regardless of citizenship, whose native language or language of instruction is other than English are required to present scores for the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
The PTE measures communicative skills listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills for non-native speakers of English.
- Undergraduate: 43
- Graduate: 58