13%

Acceptance Rate

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

California Southern University Admissions

The candidates seeking admission in California Southern University must have a sufficient command of the English language to benefit from instruction at the university if their primary language is not English. The candidates must provide evidence of English proficiency in one of the following ways:

For undergraduate programs:

The candidates must have secured a minimum score of 500 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 61 on the Internet-Based Test, a 6.0 on the International English Language Test (IELTS) or 44 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report.
The candidates should have completed a high school diploma from an appropriately accredited/ recognized high school (with the medium of instruction as English).

For Master’s Degree programs:

The candidates must have secured a minimum score of 530 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 71 on the Internet-Based Test, a 6.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS) or 50 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report.

For LLM and First Professional Degree or Professional Doctoral Degree:

The candidates must have secured a minimum score of 550 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or 80 on the Internet-Based Test, a 6.5 on the International English Language Test (IELTS) or 58 on the Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report.
The candidates should have secured a minimum score of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS English as a Second Language Placement Test.
The candidates should have secured a minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam.

 

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students

2.5

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA

Required

High School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

High School Transcript

Required

College Prep Courses

Required

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

Recommedations

Required

For Bachelor Programs

  • The candidates are required to have a high school diploma from an accredited institution or a GED.
  • The candidates are required to have a current license as a registered nurse in the state where they practice if they are seeking admission into the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing program.
  • A total of 120-semester credits are required for the bachelor’s degree. For coursework completed at an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution, the California Southern University may accept a maximum of 90-semester credits in transfer toward the bachelor’s degree.
  • The credit earned in national examinations such as CLEP and DSST, or in military service schools may be accepted in transfer additionally.
  • To be considered for transfer, the credit must be earned in undergraduate courses with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • California Southern University must have official transcripts of college work, official transcripts of CLEP results, and a certified copy of the DD-214 for military schooling or military transcripts of the students in order to evaluate prior work.
  • A block transfer may be possible if the applicant has earned an associate degree from an appropriately accredited institution. 

For Master's Degree

  • The candidates are required to have a bachelor‘s degree or its equivalent completed at an appropriately accredited postsecondary institution for admission to the master’s programs.
  • The candidates seeking admission to the MBA program must have previously completed a bachelor’s degree in a business-related area or should have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in business, industry, or a non-profit organization.
  • The candidates seeking admission for MBA program applicants but do not meet the criteria mentioned above must successfully complete MGT 85900, Business Management, prior to enrolling in their first MBA course.
  • The candidates are required to have a valid RN license and bachelor’s of science in nursing if they are seeking admission to a Master of Science in Nursing program.
  • The applicants for the graduate program should submit a Personal Statement as defined in the application and Enrollment Process.
  • To assess writing ability, readiness to pursue a graduate degree, and potential for success as a student at California Southern University, the Academic Evaluation Team uses the Personal Statement of the applicants.
  • A maximum of 6 graduate semester credits may be accepted by the California Southern University in transfer toward the MBA, MSL, M.Ed, MSLEEL, MSN or MS and a maximum of 12 credits towards the MA.
  • To be considered for transfer, the credit must be earned in graduate courses with a grade of “B” or higher.

One important thing to keep in mind is that California Southern University is a diploma mill that operates out of Houston TX and is registered in the South Pacific region.

Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.

$85

Early Decision Deadline

None

Early Action Deadline

None

Offer Action Deadline

No

Offers Early Decision

No

Application Website

https://www.commonapp.org/

Accepts Common App

Yes

Accepts Coalition App

No

The application deadline is maintained on January 15 of every year and the application fee of the online application form is $85.

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

WomenMenTotal
Applied34,32030,03264,352
Accepted4,3104,0298,339
Acceptance Rate13%13%13%
Enrolled172316783401
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)40%42%41%

Admission Statistics

Applied

Women

34,320

Men

30,032

Total

64,352

Accepted

Women

4,310

Men

4,029

Total

8,339

Acceptance Rate

Women

13%

Men

13%

Total

13%

Enrolled

Women

1723

Men

1678

Total

3401

Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)

Women

40%

Men

42%

Total

41%

Credits Accepted

AP Credit

Yes

Dual Credit

Implied No

Credit for Life Experiences

Implied No

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