California State University, Monterey Bay

Seaside, CA

California State University, Monterey Bay

Seaside, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,147

$19,027

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
570
25th
480
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

25

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,813
Declined 1,648
Total Received 11,461
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Public

7,494

undergraduate students

999

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

California State University of Monterey Bay, founded in 1994, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Seaside, California.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,493
Established in 1994
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Seaside (population: 34,150). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
570
25th
480
75th
24
25th
16
75th
23
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,813
Declined 1,648
Total Received 11,461

Admissions Factors

Required

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,725

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,742
Room $8,436
Board $4,350
Additional fees $1,405
Books & supplies $3,372
Total $23,305
Average Financial Aid - $8,725
Total with Avg. Aid $14,580

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 831 582-5100
F: 831 582-3782
financial_aid@csumb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, CCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Education, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marine Sciences.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Radio and Television.
School Psychology.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management.

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

8,493

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

7,494
students

Female
61%
4,561

Male
39%
2,933

12%

999
students

Female
69%
686

Male
31%
313

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

6,498
students

Female
63%
4,080

Male
37%
2,418

13%

996
students

Female
48%
481

Male
52%
515

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
48%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Spring: August 31

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

70

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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