American Language & Culture Institute at CSU, Chico

Conditional Admission

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Conditional admission is designed for undergraduates who have not yet met the University’s English proficiency requirement. Students must apply for conditional admission by the University deadlines and submit all required documentation and fees. ALCI Chico maintains conditional admission arrangements with CSU, Chico and Butte College. We can also assist in transfers between other universities and colleges.

CSU, Chico Conditional Admission Application Requirements & Deadlines:

To apply for conditional admission, please send the following to ALCI:

  • Completed ALCI application and US $100 application fee
  • Completed CSU, Chico application and US $55 application fee
    ALCI application fee and CSU, Chico application fee must be paid separately.
    If paying by check or money order, the payment cannot be combined.
  • Financial Certification verifying funds.  See International Student Services website for current fees.
  • Official Academic Records (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, diplomas, degrees) of all secondary and post-secondary educational experiences
  • Copy of passport picture page
  • Transfer students only: copy of I-94 and current form I-20

Students seeking conditional admission undergraduate admission to CSU, Chico must apply by the following deadlines:

Conditional Admissions Deadlines

For ALCI Session

Apply for Conditional
Admission By:

For University Term

Spring 1 - 2015

October 15, 2014

Fall 2015

Spring 2 - 2015

December 19, 2014

Fall 2015


Eligible students will receive a letter of Conditional Admission and a form I-20 from ALCI. You will maintain full-time enrollment at ALCI until you are recommended for matriculation.

CSU, Chico University Application Cycles:

Fall semester: October 1 – May 1
Spring semester: July 1 – September 30

Fall semester: October 1 – March 1
Spring semester: August 1 – September 15

The online application to apply to the University is found at:

For more information about admission to CSU, Chico, please contact the Office of International Education.

Butte College Conditional Admission

Through our partnership with Butte College, ALCI Chico students can apply for conditional admission to our local community college. For more information please visit the Butte College website or contact our office.