Good to Know

California State University, Monterey Bay is a public university in Monterey County, California. Its main campus is located on the site of the former military base Fort Ord, straddling the cities of Seaside and Marina, about one mile inland from Monterey Bay along the Central Coast of California. Under a cooperative agreement with the NASA Ames Research Center, CSUMB performs remote sensing, ecosystem modeling, and geospatial research for earth system science and health. CSUMB researchers work in 10 areas, including coral reef monitoring, land use, carbon modeling and disease transmission.

Rankings

Majors in Demand:

  • Biology

  • Human Communication

  • Business Administration

  • Management

  • Mathematics

  • Cinematic Art & Technology

  • Psychology

  • Communication Design

  • Visual & Public Art

  • Environmental Studies

25

(Regional Universities)

(QS World Ranking)

-

Location

Seaside, CA

Enrollment

6,519

Acceptance Rate

86%

Personal Statement

Not required

Application Method(s)

CGPA

2.0

SAT / ACT

No

English Proficiency

61

TOEFL

Fees

$29,918

Total

6.0

IELTS

90

$19,023 / $10,895

Tuition / Living

Deadlines

1 Aug - 1 Dec

Spring

1 Oct - 1 July

Fall

DET

Other

Scholarship

N/A

updated: April 2022