Committed to Student Success from High School Preparation to College Graduation

 

The CSU has transformed academic preparation in an effort to provide all first-time freshman the opportunity and support needed to be successful in college-level coursework. This website provides guidance on new approaches to assessment, placement in General Education (GE) English and math/quantitative reasoning courses and the Early Start Program.

 

CSU Academic preparation policy

CSU Academic
Preparation

The CSU implemented the Academic Preparation policy affording all students the opportunity and support they need to be fully prepared and successful at the CSU.

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Try the English and Math
Placement Estimator

By assessing the needs of each individual student, this tool will help estimate student placement in first-year English and math courses creating a pathway towards successful learning.

Estimate Your Placement

Rethinking the Equity Gap
at the CSU

The CSU's mission is to ensure every student regardless of background has the opportunity to earn a high quality degree in preparation for a lifetime of achievement.

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