California State University - Monterey Bay: Ranking & Review

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Seaside
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Top 12%

California State University - Monterey Bay Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%48%56%
Applicants13,1124,5908,522
Admissions6,9762,1824,794
Enrolled undergraduates926285641
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,5842,7944,790

2,126 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

206 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores851
Percent of students submitting SAT scores92%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
540
Math
530

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores372
Percent of students submitting ACT scores40%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
20
ACT Math
20

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

California State University - Monterey Bay Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$23,363$35,243
Off-campus$25,147$37,027
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $11,702 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State University - Monterey Bay provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,800 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,742$17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,301$1,301
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$396
Tuition for Full-time graduates$7,176$16,680
Fees for full-time graduates$1,301$1,301
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services24875323
Psychology243243
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities235235
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies188188
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11736153
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services121121
Biological and Biomedical Sciences108108
Natural Resources and Conservation8122103
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies87491
Social Sciences7474
Visual and Performing Arts6565
Education5555
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4646
Health Professions and Related Programs3838
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3030
Mathematics and Statistics2222
Grand Total1,7031921,895

A total of 1,703 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State University - Monterey Bay.

At the master's level 192 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%56%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

General info

Alternative namesCSUMB
Founded1994
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsbay blue, golden sand, valley green
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff831
Instructional FTE280
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitecsumb.edu
Address100 Campus Center
Seaside, California, 93955-8001
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population118,000
Phone8315823000
Fax+1 (831) 582 3558

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