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#23 Best Public Universities in California

California State University Monterey Bay

Seaside, California

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Overview

Student Population
7,540
California State University Monterey Bay overview
Location Seaside, California
Online csumb.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
California State University Monterey Bay overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Seaside, California, California State University Monterey Bay is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 12,423 prospective students applied, and 7,270 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,000 enrolled in the school.  6,457 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,083 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $1,401. CSUMB is ranked 805 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
5/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes

CSUMB is rated within the lower 40% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards
Very Easy
California State University Monterey Bay overview
SAT 960/1160
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.2
Applications Accepted
58.5% 
California State University Monterey Bay overview
Applications Due Jan 2, 2021
Applicant Competition Average

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Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for California State University Monterey Bay
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,916
Other Fees$1,401
Room and Board $12,396
Budget for Other Expenses$2,109
Total One Year Cost$23,564
Out of State Resident Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California State University Monterey Bay
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,916
Other Fees$1,401
Room and Board $12,396
Budget for Other Expenses$2,109
Total One Year Cost$35,444

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
38% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California State University Monterey Bay students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 22%
Business 16%
Psychology 9%
Social Sciences 9%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=409698 IPEDS survey data for California State University Monterey Bay.