Non-Degree Students

Non-Degree Students

A Non-degree seeking student is a student who is taking courses, but is not formally admitted to degree-seeking program status. Non-degree seeking applicants must submit:

  • A Non-degree seeking admissions application; and
  • An official final high school transcript verifying graduation; or
  • A high school diploma or document; or
  • GED or high school equivalency; or
  • An official college transcript from a regionally accredited institution verifying high school graduation.

Non-degree seeking students are allowed to take a maximum of 55 credits before changing to degree seeking classification.

Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid.

Guidelines for Changing Admit Status from non-degree seeking to degree Seeking

To be considered for admission in a degree seeking program, a non-degree seeking student must:

  • Submit a complete admission application
  • Have a 2.0 or higher GPA at CSU
  • Earn 12 credits or more at CSU
  • Submit any outstanding official transcripts to CSU Admissions