Beginning Fall 2013, CSUSB Palm Desert Campus welcomed its first Freshmen class. We want to continue growing the campus for our Coachella Valley students!
We will be admitting the 3rd freshmen class at PDC in the fall 2015.
Applications are due between October 1 and November 30, 2014. You may apply online at CSUMentor. When doing so, select San Bernardino as your CSU choice, then once in the application you may select Palm Desert Campus.
- Business Administration
- Accounting Concentration
- Management Concentration
- Marketing Concentration
- Criminal Justice
- Liberal Studies
- Nutrition and Food Sciences
Requirements for Admissions
Students must complete this A-G college preparatory pattern of courses with grades of "C" or better:
|English (English courses taken outside of the US do not count toward requirement)||4 years|
|Math (Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II)||3 years|
|Laboratory Science (1 Life, 1 Physical)||2 years|
|Language other than English||2 years|
|Visual/ Performing Art||1 year|
|Social Science (1 US His/Am Govt, 1 World His/Geog/Cultures)||2 years|
|Elective (any college prep course taken in addition to those above)||1 year|
Acceptable courses from your high school may be found at UC Doorways.
3.0 and above qualifies with any score
|GPA||ACT score||SAT score*|
Below 2.0 does not qualify for regular admission.
The CSUSB Office of Institutional Research reports in a survey conducted in 2011 that the top two factors most important to students when choosing to attend CSUSB were (1) location and (2) cost to attend.
For questions, please email us regarding the 2014 Freshmen class.