International Graduate Admission Criteria

Who is an International Graduate Student?

San Diego State University accepts applications from Graduate or Post-baccalaureate applicants who hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or one approved by a Ministry of Education and will study in the U.S. on an F-1 Visa.

To be considered for admission to SDSU, international graduate applicants must meet the minimum SDSU requirements listed in the Graduate Bulletin as well as the requirements for individual programs.

A minimum U.S. equivalent GPA (grade point average) of 3.0 (B grade or about 80%) or higher is required to be considered for admission.

Which term do you want to start your studies?

+Spring 2018

SDSU is now close for spring addmision. Please consider applying to the fall term.

+Fall 2018

SDSU begins accepting applications for fall 2018 on October 1, 2017. Deadlines differ by program. Please see individual program pages for details.