California State University-Channel Islands


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: California


California State University Channel Islands, located in Camarillo, California, is a student-centered, four-year, public university known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural, and international perspectives and its emphasis on experiential and service learning. Channel Islands' strong academic programs focus on liberal studies, sciences, business, teaching credentials and innovative master's degrees such as the M.S. in Bioinformatics. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by stellar faculty research. The University promotes partnerships with the community and works to build pathways to college for Ventura County residents. Channel Islands is a responsible citizen of the

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Total Students: 3783
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Faculty: 123

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 31:1
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One University Dr
Camarillo California 93012


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Main Phone: 805-437-8400

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Admissions Contact:
Darius Gerard Riggins
Associate Director, Admissions & Recruitment

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Applying to Transfer

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Minimum GPA for Applying:
A minimum 2.00 GPA for a California resident, 2.40 for non-California resident, is required for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
CSU Channel Islands does not publish a minimum grade requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
To be considered for transfer admission, you must have a min of 60 or more semester transferable units (90 quarter units).

Test Scores for Applying:
Official SAT/ACT scores are required if you have fewer than 59 hours of transferable quarter credits.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
CSU Channel Islands does not publish a requirement for the submission of letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
CSU Channel Islands does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
There is a $55 non-refundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
See the transfer handout linked below for course requirements. All new and readmitted students born after January 1, 1957, must present proof of measles and rubella immunizations.

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