What is a Graduate Applicant?
As a graduate applicant, you must have earned at least a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college in the United States or from an International Association of Universities accredited program. Depending on what program you apply to, there may be additional requirements including courses taken and GPA minimums.
Learn more about our graduate application process and how to submit your application materials.
We offer a variety of master's programs, concurrent degree programs, blended degree programs, credential programs and professional certificates.
Dates to remember
Learn about application due dates, financial aid filing periods, decision notifications and more.
Review our admissions requirements and selection criteria, including your intended major, completed coursework, GPA and other variables.
Learn how to access the application through Cal State Apply, as well as tips to help you navigate and complete each of the sections.
Paying for grad school
Calculate and review your costs of attendance as well as learn about the various types of financial aid available.
Wondering what you need to do after you've been accepted? Learn more about the steps you need to take and the things to remember.
Cal Poly offers Blended Bachelor’s/Master’s degrees in select programs.
These programs allow you to earn your Bachelor's and Master's degrees at the same time.