Graduate Students

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Fall 2022

Applications are being accepted for fall 2022 admission. Plan ahead and apply early.

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Graduate Admission Criteria

To be considered for admission to SDSU, graduate applicants must meet the minimum SDSU requirements listed in the University Catalog as well as the requirements for individual graduate programs.

International students completing an international degree should review and follow the International Graduate Steps to Apply.

Who is a Graduate Student?

You can apply to SDSU as a graduate student if you:

  • have earned an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association or
  • will have earned an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by a regional accrediting association, the term immediately prior to enrollment

Three-Year Baccalaureate Degrees

Applicants who have earned a three-year baccalaureate degree from an international institution, may be considered for admission. Applicants with a three-year baccalaureate degree in progress at the time of application are not eligible for graduate consideration.

Which term do you want to start your studies?

SDSU's San Diego campus and Imperial Valley campus (located 120 miles east of San Diego) are now accepting applications for fall 2022. Deadlines differ by program. Please review the individual graduate program for details.

SDSU is now closed for spring 2022 admission. Please consider applying for the fall 2022 term.