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How to Apply to California University

Address inquiries to:

Admissions Office
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419-1394

Phone: 724-938-4404
Toll Free: 1-888-412-0479
Fax: 724-938-4564

Email address:

Apply online at

We encourage applicants to schedule an appointment to visit the University at

General Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission as a degree-seeking student, applicants must submit the following:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Non-refundable application fee.
  3. Official high school transcript (or GED certificate/diploma and scores). (Transfer students: see other comments.)
  4. SAT or ACT scores (may be waived for applicants who have been out of high school for at least two years or have earned more than three post-secondary credits after high school graduation).
  5. Transfer students must submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  6. International students should check international admission requirements. 

NOTE: Some academic programs have additional requirements. Additionally,  students in special categories of admission should check the section on Specific Admission Requirements for required application materials.