First-Time College Student
We're glad you've chosen to earn your degree or certificate at CSN.
Before you apply to CSN, you need to learn about our Areas of Study to better understand the options you will choose from on your application. First, watch the video below. Then, when you're ready, look through the 11 Areas and choose one that matches up to your career interests.
Once you've chosen your Area of Study and you're ready to apply, there are a few things you need to know before starting the application.
- Make sure to visit the calendar page so you can read through the critical dates and deadlines for upcoming semesters.
- Explore our financial aid page to see how to qualify for scholarships, grants, work study or loans.
One last thing we encourage you to do is familiarize yourself with all enrollment steps by visiting the page below.
So now that you've learned about the process...
Term & Application Dates
Begins: August 30, 2021
Ends: Dec. 12, 2021
Admission application opens: Oct. 1, 2020
Begins: January 18, 2022
Ends: May 22, 2022
Admission application opens: May 1, 2021
Begins: June 6, 2022
Ends: Aug. 14, 2022
Admission application opens: Aug. 1, 2021
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