Apply to Cuesta College


Welcome! Cuesta College can help you pursue your dreams and achieve your goals. There is no fee to apply to Cuesta College except for International F1 Visa students. Cuesta College admits students who can meet certain requirements.

Prior to registering, you will need to submit an admission application if:

  • You have never attended Cuesta College.
  • You are a former Cuesta College student but have been absent two or more terms, excluding summer session.
  • You will be concurrently attending grades 9-12 at the same time as courses at Cuesta College as a Special Part-time Enrichment Student.

Additional admission requirements must be completed prior to enrolling for Enrichment students, International students and for the Allied Health Programs. Visit the Veterans web site for steps to complete to start your benefits at Cuesta or transfer to Cuesta if you have used benefits at another school. Information en Espanol.

Application dates and schedule availability:

Term Term Dates Apply Online Starting Class Finder Available Priority Registration Begins
Spring 2017 January 17-May 19 Now Now Now
Summer 2017 June 12-August 4 April 1, 2017 April 7, 2017 April 19, 2017
Fall 2017 August 21-December 22 November 1, 2016 April 21, 2017 May 8, 2017



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