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California State University-San Marcos

San Marcos, CA
University Website: www.csusm.edu
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California State University San Marcos (CSUSM or Cal State San Marcos) is a public comprehensive university in San Marcos, California, United States, and one of the 23 campuses of the California State University system. San Marcos is a suburban town in the North County area of San Diego County. It was founded in 1989 as the 20th CSU campus. The first class was admitted in 1990.

CSU San Marcos offers 62 different Bachelor's degrees, 15 master's degrees, an Ed.D. program, and 13 teaching credentials. The university has four colleges: the College of Business Administration; the College of Science and Mathematics; the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences; and the College of Education, Health and Human Services.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,632.00 avg tuition

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
(760) 750-4000

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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California State University-San Marcos

Statistics:
Applied 9,937
Admitted 4,055 41%
Enrolled total 1,256
Full Time: 1,160
Part Time 96
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 430 530
SAT Math 440 550
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 16 22
ACT Math 17 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 16%
6-year graduation rate 47%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

California State University-San Marcos

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,472.00 $5,472.00 $16,632.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,124.00 $1,124.00 $1,124.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $6,738.00 $6,738.00 $15,666.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,124.00 $1,124.00 $1,124.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $372.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $10,863.00 $10,863.00 $4,185.00
Other Expenses $4,059.00 $4,059.00 $4,185.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $55.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $1,656.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 67%
Percent receiving grant aid 55%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,497.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 34%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,839.00

California State University-San Marcos

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biotechnology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Mass Communication/Media Studies X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Education, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, Other X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Criminology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Visual and Performing Arts, General X

Scholarships for Students in California

Name Amount Deadline
Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship $4,000 January 13, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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