School Overview

California State University-Monterey Bay is a Public, 4 years college located in Seaside, California. CSUMB ranked 64th in California Colleges and 26th in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 7,409 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. CSUMB's acceptance rate is 93.00% last year (undergraduate school).
California State University-Monterey Bay is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of California State University-Monterey Bay is 93.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 8.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate93.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)8.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$55
Graduate Application Fees$55

Tuition & Fees

CSUMB's 2022 tuition & fees is $7,218 for California residents and $19,098 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-students.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,218$19,098
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,652$18,156
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 7,409 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 7,061 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. CSUMB has 6,509 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 900 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,409
Undergraduate Students6,509
Graduate Students900
Online Enrollment7,061

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs37 Programs
Number of online programs3 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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