Overview

Student Population
7,540
California State University Monterey Bay overview
Location Seaside, California
Online csumb.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
California State University Monterey Bay overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

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 912 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

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
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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 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

Outcomes

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

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%

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