6,771
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,621
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
Small town
Setting
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Overview

California State University, Monterey Bay is a Comprehensive institution located in Seaside, CA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA  93955
United States
Contact Assistant Director of Recruitment
Email: admissions@csumb.edu
Phone: 831-582-3738
Fax: 831-582-3783

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,771
Enrolled
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Female Admissions

8,522
Females Applied
4,794
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,590
Males Applied
2,182
Males Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

55
Application Fee
3.41
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 490 590
SAT Math 480 580
ACT Composite 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,742
In-state
17,622
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,301
Full-time student fees
12,396
Room & board

Financial Aid

11,621
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,840
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,479
Avg. Loan Aid
1,679
Avg. Grant Aid
9,987
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,771
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
2%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 40.27%
Black or African American 5.48%
White or Caucasian 29.08%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.78%
Asian 6.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.03%
Two or more races 7.59%
Other 4.27%

Gender

Male (37.22%)
Female (62.78%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Sailing No Checkmark No
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Softball Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

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Baseball No No No
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Football No No No
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Faculty

487
Total Faculty
26:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 165
Part-time - 322
Male - 217
Female - 270