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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 Graduate Bulletin as well as the requirements for individual academic 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 is now closed for spring 2019 admission.

SDSU's San Diego campus and Imperial Valley campus (located 120 east of San Diego) are now accepting applications for fall 2019. Deadlines differ by program. Please see individual academic program information for details.

Steps to Apply