Transfer Students

To be granted admissions to Chicago State University, a prospective transfer student must submit a CSU Online application. To be considered a transfer student, all post-secondary coursework must be completed at a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Applicants who have earned an Associate degree or have more than 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours of earned college-level coursework must submit the following requirements to complete the admission application:

  • Official College transcript (s) from each college or university attended 
  • $25 non-refundable Application fee

Transfer Freshman

Applicants who have earned less than 24 semester hours or 36 quarter hours of earned college-level coursework must also meet freshman requirements and submit the following to complete the admission application:• Official College transcript(s) from each college or university attended

  • Official High School transcript with graduation date, or GED test results, or home-schooled portfolio
  • Official ACT or SAT scores
  • Personal essay *
  • $25 non-refundable Application fee

Completing the application by the priority review date below guarantees your application is considered for an early decision and merit scholarship opportunities.    

Desired TermPriority DeadlineRegular Admissions Deadline
Summer IMarch 1, 2018May 1, 2018
Summer IIApril 1, 2018May 15, 2018
Fall 2018February 1, 2018July 15, 2018
Spring 2019September 1, 2018November 1, 2018