The mission of the Office of Educational Opportunity Programs and Ethnic Affairs is to serve students from low income backgrounds and historically underserved communities by providing innovative and transitional services that facilitate the successful recruitment, retention and development of scholars and leaders as they persist toward a university degree.

I Want to Apply

  • How and When:
    • Via Cal State Apply between October 1 - November 30 during the Admission application cycle

  • Requirements:
    • EFC of $1,500 or below
    • California Resident or AB540 student
    • First Generation students given priority admission
    • Apply by the deadline!

  • Important Dates:
    • Apply: October 1 - November 30
    • Apply for Financial Aid: October 1 - January 5
    • Submit Letters of Recommendation by January 30
    • First Contact: June (dates of website)
    • BEST Summer Bridge: mid-July - mid-August (5 weeks)
    • Transfer Bridge: end of July

I Have Applied
  • You will receive an EOP admission decision in March/April when SDSU Admission decisions have been released

I Have Been Admitted