Tuition & Fees

$6,119

$17,279

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
36%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
40%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
21%
18-23
40%
12-17
32%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
51%
12-17
25%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
25

teacher

students

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,576
Declined + 7,985
Total Received 15,561
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Public

6,657

undergraduate students

445

graduate students

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Seaside, CA

Campus in Seaside (population: 34,095). Public transportation serves campus.

California State University, Monterey Bay
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955-8001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
46%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
84%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 3% of male students
 
3 sororities 4% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
36%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
34%
400-499
40%
300-399
14%
200-299
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
21%
18-23
40%
12-17
32%
6-11
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
51%
12-17
25%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Common application accepted no
Application deadline November 30
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,576
Declined + 7,985
Total Received 15,561

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

David Linnevers
Director of Admissions
P: 831 582-3738
F: 831 582-3783
admissions@csumb.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,270,445
State $7,781,065
Institutional $9,679,809
Other external $13,336
Total $31,744,655

Non-need-based

Federal $63,950
State
Institutional $104,600
Other external $408,348
Total $576,898

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Otters
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Business Administration
CalStateTEACH
Coastal/Watershed Sciences/Policy
Collaborative Health/Human Services
Earth Systems Science/Policy
Education
Global Studies
Human Communication
Human Performance/Wellness
Instructional Science/Technology emphasis
Integrated Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Studies
Management/Information Technology
Marine Science
Mathematics
Multiple Subjects Program
Music
Public Policy
Single Subject Program
Social/Behavioral Sciences
Special Education Program
Telecommunications/Multimedia/Applied Computing
Teledramatic Arts/Technology
Visual/Public Art
World Languages/Cultures
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Undergraduate

94%

6,657
students

Female
62%
4,158

Male
38%
2,499

Graduate

6%

445
students

Female
69%
307

Male
31%
138

undergraduateFull-time

92%

6,171
students

Female
63%
3,866

Male
37%
2,305

undergraduatePart-time

8%

486
students

Female
61%
292

Male
39%
194

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
36%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

26%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: November 30

Spring: August 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
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