California State University - Monterey Bay Rankings

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In the World#2181 of 14178
In North America#676 of 2629
In the United States#619 of 2528
In California#58 of 252
In Seaside#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1063
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
81%
Undergraduates
6,789
Graduates
861
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
csumb.edu

California State University - Monterey Bay Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%71%78%
Applicants12,3274,4517,876
Admissions9,2803,1556,125
Freshmen enrolled full time1,036385651
Freshmen enrolled part time1046

2,395 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

469 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
966 or 92%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 955
or below

75% of them
had 1170
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in California State University - Monterey Bay are 955-1170 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
363 or 35%
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

Hispanic3635 (48%)
White1962 (26%)
Nonresident Alien467 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown466 (6%)
Asian436 (6%)
Two or more races375 (5%)
Black or African American259 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander31 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,429
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 capacity3,610
Combined charge for room and board$12,786
Room charge$8,436
Meal charge$4,350

California State University - Monterey Bay Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General265115
Psychology, General243
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General184
Computer Science162
Humanities & Humanistic Studies144
Human Services, General134
Biology & Biological Sciences, General131
Social Sciences, General95
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies92
Marine Sciences655
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse65
Environmental Studies54
Radio and Television52
Social Work44
Education, General44
Educational & Instructional Technology43
Human Development and Family Studies, General37
Design and Visual Communications, General36
International & Global Studies33
Environmental Science284
Mathematics, General26
Hospitality Administration & Management, General21
Spanish Language and Literature20
Art & Art Studies, General19
Music, General16
Computer and Information Sciences, Other14
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management12
School Psychology12
Japanese Language and Literature11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1
Grand Total1,948279
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate63%61%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,072
Citations
33,036

Publication count by topic

Psychology
169
Environmental science
138
Biology
106
Computer science
104
Sociology
96
Medicine
78
Geography
73
Business
61
Political science
51
Mathematics
28
Engineering
27
Geology
24
Art
20
History
12
Economics
12
Chemistry
10
Materials science
5
Philosophy
3
Physics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science7407,402
Sociology7573,742
Geography10431,830
Business10453,210
Political science1181651
Geology1516785
Psychology15884,163
Computer science17873,337
History202313
Engineering2397659
Mathematics24071,010
Art26643
Biology28631,874
Medicine3369655
Economics351360
Chemistry3514793
Materials science3591339

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199004
1991014
199214
1993021
1994122
1995014
1996234
1997643
1998939
19991885
200014149
200112223
200214297
200326346
200418405
200530518
200622589
200728641
200852965
2009291027
2010391390
2011441561
2012451839
2013512344
2014442470
2015662569
20161242586
2017862576
2018842444
20191002851
2020733071

General info

Alternative namesCSUMB
Founded1994
WikipediaCalifornia State University, Monterey Bay
Colorsbay blue, golden sand, valley green
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff870
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address100 Campus Center
Seaside, California, 93955-8001
United States
City population33,000
Phone8315823000
Fax+1 (831) 582 3558

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