International students who qualify for admission to a major university in their home country will generally qualify for admission to CSUMB. A minimum secondary school grade point average (GPA) of 2.40 (on a 4.0 scale), or equivalent, is required for first year freshman applicants. A 2.00 GPA or higher in college level coursework is required for students applying for a transfer to the University. This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant students.
Fall 2013 Application Filing Period
October 1, 2012 - July 1, 2013: Application Deadline
Remember to pay your application fee when you submit. Applications will not be reviewed without payment. You can pay it online or by check. The application fee is due 30 days after submitting you application.
July 8, 2013: Document Deadline - please see below for all required supporting documents.
Apply Online at http://www.csumentor.edu
If you have any questions regarding the application process please contact us here: firstname.lastname@example.org
1. Official copy of transcripts from all schools attended
If transcripts are not in English, you will need to submit an official English translation.
2. Academic Major
To be eligible for a (F-1) Student Visa the student must pursue a specific degree objective. Please refer to the descriptions of our majors and select a major that fits your educational objectives.
3. English Proficiency
International student applicants are required to demonstrate satisfactory proficiency in English. Applicants who have attended a school full time where English was the primary language of instruction for at least three years immediately preceding admission to CSUMB will have met the proficiency requirement. All other applicants must demonstrate english profiency by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exams.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Our TOEFL code is 1945 www.toefl.org
|Paper Based Exam||500||550|
|Internet Based Exam||61||71|
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) www.ielts.org
CSU Monterey Bay accepts an IELTS minimum overall score of 6 for undergraduates. Graduate applicants need a minimum overall score of 7 . Official IELTS test scores must be sent to the Office of Admissions.
4. Photo copy of your passport (front page with personal photo only)
5. Financial Statement: Affidavit of Financial Support
In addition to being academically eligible and proficient in English, international student applicants are required to give evidence of sufficient financial support. The current annual estimate of costs is $30,555. You will be required to document that you have at least one year's funds or financial backing available to you. U.S. Citizens living abroad will not need a Student Visa and therefore do not have to provide a Financial Statement, but should be aware that in addition to the student fees of $1576.05 per semester, non-California residents are required to pay non-resident tuition of $391.00 per unit.
Affidavit of Financial Support must be completed and submitted as part of the Application for Admission to California State University, Monterey Bay, A final decision on admission for an international applicant and the issuance of a Certificate of Eligibility (Form I-20) for a student visa requires verification of financial resources.
Important Information for Students Already Attending School in the U.S.
If you are currently attending high school, community college, or university in the United States and will graduate or transfer at the end of the current term, we can speed up the application process. Simply submit all required documents (copy of passport, completed Affidavit of Financial Support, and supporting bank statements). In addition, print out the I-20 Transfer Form from the link below (one will also be sent to you in your admissions packet).
Complete the top portion with your personal information as directed and then give it to the International Student Counselor at your school. He/she will fill out the bottom portion and fax it to us so that we can transfer your existing I-20 in the system, saving you a trip back to your country’s U.S. Embassy to process a new I-20.
Click here to get the I-20 Transfer Form