Chicago State University
Open House for 2020
Spring Open House Transfer, Graduate & Professional - Saturday, February 22, 2020 Click here to Register 
All Students - Thursday, April 16, 2020
Admitted Student Days

College of Education - Thursday, February 6, 2020 By Invitation Only     
College of Health Sciences & College of Pharmacy - Thursday, February 20, 2020
College of Business - Thursday, March 5, 2020
College of Arts and Sciences - Thursday, March 26,2020 (Non-STEM Majors)
College of Arts and Sciences - Friday, March 27, 2020 (STEM Majors)

Which type of applicant are you?

There is a basic distinction between a degree-seeking and a non-degree seeking student. Please review each type of applicant distinctions below and follow the steps for the application that is most applicable to you.

As you get started with an application, please note a Social Security Number (SSN) is not required for admission. However, by providing it you will help us to match your application materials.  The Social Security Number is required if you are applying for federal financial aid (FAFSA). The University is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of student records and will not disclose your SSN without your consent for any purpose except as allowed by law.


Applicants who are currently in high school or have earned a high school diploma, or a General Education Development (GED) certucation.

For more information about Transfer Students click HERE.

International Students:

Applicants who are a neither citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

For more information about International Students click HERE.

Second Bachelor Students:

Applicants who have completed a Bachelor degree at a regionally accredited institution.

For more information about Second Bachelor Students click HERE.


Applicants who are not seeking a degree and only wish to complete a few courses.

For more information about Undergraduate-at-Large click HERE.

Transfer Students:

Applicants who are currently or have completed post-secondary coursework at a regionally accredited institution of higher ed

Admission Dates

Terms Priority Deadline Dates Regular Admissions Deadline
Summer I 2020 March 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Summer II 2020 April 1, 2020 May 15, 2020
Fall 2020 February 1, 2020 August 1, 2020
Spring 2021 September 1, 2020 November 1, 2020