Conditional admission application steps
Conditional Admission students will apply to the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP). After successfully passing the highest level of ALCP or fulfilling the English proficiency requirement, students will formally apply to CSUMB bachelor's degree program.
Step 1: Register for a CSUMB Horizons account
Create a personal account on CSUMB Horizons application system and submit your registration.
Step 2: Complete application form
- Select "ALCP - ESL Program (Study English)" and "Apply for" your specific term
- Select "Conditional Admission"
- Complete the application and upload all required documents
Upload all required documents to Horizons:
- Scanned passport photo page
- Unofficial transcript
Step 3: Receive conditional admission letter
Your application will be reviewed by Admissions and if you meet the academic requirements, you will receive a conditional admission acceptance letter.
Step 4: ALCP
Upon arrival to CSUMB, you will be given an English placement test. Students will take courses in ALCP until they complete level 4. The duration of the program depends on English proficiency.
Step 5: Apply for bachelor's degree
After completion of level 4 of ALCP, you will have to follow the application process for bachelor's degree. An English proficiency waiver will be sent to the Admissions office.
For questions in regards to the application process, please reach out to the ALCP program coordinator via email or call +1 (831) 582-4778. We are available Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm (Pacific Standard Time).