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To be considered, applicants must have already completed the Cal State Apply ( Online Application to the University. 

Send all required documents directly to the university during this process:  Required (1) Official Transcripts (must be in English) (2) International Applicants require English Proficiency Scores (see Question 7 below) Optional: GRE scores if available (Question 8 below) 

This supplemental application information below is required by the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department to further ascertain key information before recommending admission.

Both the Cal State Apply online Application and the supplemental application must be submitted prior to October 1, 2020 deadlines.  Note that deadlines are subject to change (to a later date) without advance notice.  For further updates on application deadlines and other admission information, please go to the Cal State LA Office of Admissions website:  

  1. What is your CIN?  (This is the 9 digits number you received by email a week after submitting Cal State Apply online application.  For example:  (333444555)

  2. What is your name as given in the application? (Enter it as Last-Name, First-Name.  For example Smith, John)

  3. What is your email address?

  4. Have you previously applied for admission to Cal State LA's graduate program in this discipline?

  5. If the answer to the above question is "Yes", indicate the Term/Year (Ex., Fall 2018) and list action taken since your previous application and/or reason for reapplication.

  6. Are you an international student?  (Note that the international application is different than a resident application on Cal State Apply)

  7. All graduate and post-baccalaureate applicants, regardless of citizenship, whose preparatory education was principally in a language other than English, must demonstrate competence in English.  Those who do not possess a bachelor's degree from a post-secondary institution where English is the principal language of instruction must complete and submit satisfactory English Proficiency Exam Scores. 

    The acceptable English Language Exams are (1) TOEFL, (2) IELTS, and (3) PTE (you should have seen this information while applying on Cal State Apply).  If applicable to you, indicate the score and name of the exam (for example TOEFL score - 85)  

  8. Graduate Record Examination Score (GRE) is not currently required.  However, GRE scores can be considered in the admission process.

    Check the GRE details at

    If you have taken the GRE exam, give the GRE scores (Total, Verbal, Quantitative) and the year the exam was taken.

  9. Give the following information concerning your undergraduate degree:

    (1) Name of the discipline mentioned on the transcript (for example Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology)

    (2) Name of the University

    (3) Dates of attendance [for example June 2014 to May 2019 or August 2014 to December 2019 (expected date]

  10. Enter the final GPA (Grade-Point-Average) as recorded in your transcripts at the end of your undergraduate program from a university within the USA.

    For International Applicants ensure that the transcripts are submitted to IERF or WES and indicate the GPA as indicated from IERF or WES report. (for example 3.48)

  11. Is there any additional information that can add value to this application? (You may provide a statement of purpose here. Maybe you have taken some additional courses beyond the curriculum, passed the FE Exam, obtained some certifications/advanced degrees, work experience, etc.,) Be brief as your answer is limited to 200 words.