School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of California State University-Monterey Bay and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price Calculator
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of California State University-Monterey Bay is 92.81% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 8.37%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $70 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate92.81 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)8.37 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70

Tuition & Fees

CSUMB's 2023 tuition & fees is $7,323 for California residents and $19,203 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.55% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($19,098).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $8,757 for California residents and $18,261 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 0.58% compared to the last year's rate.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,323$19,203
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,757$18,261
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 7,503 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,228 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. CSUMB has 6,692 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 811 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students7,503
Undergraduate Students6,692
Graduate Students811
Online Enrollment1,228

Degree Information and Campus Life

CSUMB offers 41 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 1 out of the 41 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by CSUMB
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs41 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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