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Use California Colleges to set up your Academic Planner. If you are an undocumented student, learn more about the admissions process.

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Do You Know About Impaction?

As you get ready to apply to the CSU, you may find that a campus or undergraduate major you're considering is "impacted," meaning there are more applications from qualified applicants than there are available spaces. Learn more at Impaction at the CSU, including whether the campus or degree program you’re interested in is affected.

The CSU’s study abroad program

The CSU’s study abroad program

From all over California, thousands of students like you study abroad.

Studying in Asia, Australia, Europe or North or South America can add an international dimension to your education and your outlook.

Study abroad can help you acquire international skills and a global understanding. You can also live in a community and learn a new language and culture. It’s a great way to see the world!

Check out all the places you can go!