California State University - Monterey Bay: Statistics

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#2064 of 14,134 In the World
#598 of 2,597 In North America
#547 of 2,496 In the United States
#51 of 249 In California
#332 of 1,012 For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
86%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
81%
Undergraduates
6,509
Graduates
900
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
csumb.edu

California State University - Monterey Bay Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 86% 82% 87%
Applicants 11,461 3,989 7,472
Admissions 9,813 3,283 6,530
Freshmen enrolled full time 855 297 558
Freshmen enrolled part time 24 11 13

318 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

7,061 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
815 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1160
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in California State University - Monterey Bay are 960-1160 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
251 or 29%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in California State University - Monterey Bay are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic 3694 (50%)
White 1932 (26%)
Asian 468 (6%)
Two or more races 371 (5%)
Nonresident Alien 351 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 320 (4%)
Black or African American 227 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 28 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,179
Students receiving aid
81%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $5,742$7,176
Tuition in-state $5,742$7,176
Tuition out-of-state $17,622$16,680
Fee in-district $1,401$1,401
Fee in-state $1,401$1,401
Fee out-of-state $1,401$1,401

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 3,834
Combined charge for room and board $12,786
Room charge $8,436
Meal charge $4,350

California State University - Monterey Bay Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 262 97
Psychology, General 242
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 185
Computer Science 173
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 144
Human Services, General 143
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 138
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 98
Social Sciences, General 82
Marine Sciences 57 13
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 68
Radio and Television 63
Human Development and Family Studies, General 59
Education, General 55
Design and Visual Communications, General 47
Social Work 42
Environmental Studies 41
Educational & Instructional Technology 39
Environmental Science 31 4
Mathematics, General 34
Art & Art Studies, General 27
International & Globalization Studies 25
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 22
Music, General 20
Spanish Language and Literature 19
School Psychology 14
Japanese Language and Literature 11
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 4
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management 3
Statistics, General 1
Grand Total 1,996 267
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 59% 61%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,404
Citations
55,346

Publication / Citation count by topic

Environmental Science
507 / 26,261
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
388 / 14,205
Biology
241 / 10,493
Medicine
232 / 4,546
Psychology
225 / 14,056
Ecology
175 / 10,285
Engineering
149 / 5,141
Computer Science
143 / 4,884
Business
117 / 4,363
Geography and Cartography
106 / 3,906
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
97 / 6,340
Sociology
96 / 8,205
Demography
80 / 3,090
Education Majors
79 / 7,943
Oceanography
79 / 5,055
Mathematics
75 / 2,350
Art & Design
66 / 1,040
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
65 / 2,827
Environmental Management
63 / 2,593
Political Science
59 / 862
Remote Sensing
48 / 3,368
Health Science
47 / 1,150
Geology
45 / 2,478
Math Teachers
45 / 1,525
Economics
43 / 983
Clinical Psychology
42 / 996
Zoology
41 / 1,052
Social Psychology
40 / 2,038
Communications and Public Relations
39 / 939
Hydrology and Water resources management
38 / 1,457
Chemistry
34 / 2,674
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
33 / 701
Child Psychology
33 / 2,802
Physical Therapy
32 / 487
Marketing
29 / 360
Special Education
25 / 396
Management Information Systems
25 / 2,169
Gender Studies
23 / 116
Public Health
23 / 427
Development Studies
21 / 217

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 20
1992 5 20
1993 1 34
1994 0 38
1995 2 45
1996 11 56
1997 17 65
1998 15 94
1999 24 165
2000 18 299
2001 20 454
2002 25 567
2003 34 697
2004 30 859
2005 50 1049
2006 34 1172
2007 44 1422
2008 63 1793
2009 47 2100
2010 55 2516
2011 54 2789
2012 57 3100
2013 72 3695
2014 72 3940
2015 88 4373
2016 155 4383
2017 116 4625
2018 131 4521
2019 133 5355
2020 116 5846
2021 144 6868

Notable alumni

  1. Simonna

    Simonna
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    singeractor
    Biography

    Simona MilinytÄ—, also known as Simonna, is a Lithuanian actress and singer. From 2007 to 2011, she participated in numerous music competitions in European countries including Lithuania, Italy, and Turkey. Most notably, Simonna joined the national Eurovision Song Contest in Lithuania as the youngest contestant ever at the time, placed third in the semi-final and seventh in the National Final. In 2008, she released her first album titled 12. In December 2013, she released her second album, which was self-titled Simonna and consisted of 15 songs recorded in both Lithuanian and English. After 2014, Simonna had her music videos played by MTV and received a Vevo-certified channel.

  2. Brooke E. Flammang

    Brooke E. Flammang
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    researcher
    Biography

    Brooke E. Flammang is an American biologist at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. She specializes in functional morphology, biomechanics, and bioinspired technology of fishes. Flammang is a discoverer of the radialis muscle in shark tails. She also studies the adhesive disc of the remora, and the walking cavefish, Cryptotora thamicola. Her work has been profiled by major news outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wired, BBC Radio 5, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic Wild. She was named one of the "best shark scientists to follow" by Scientific American in 2014.

General info

Alternative names CSUMB
Founded 1994
Colors bay blue, golden sand, valley green
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 835
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 100 Campus Center
Seaside, California, 93955-8001
United States
City population 32,000
Phone 8315823000
Fax +1 (831) 582 3558

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