Good to Know

More than 16,000 students currently attend classes at the 304-acre campus which is located in the foothills of northern San Diego County just a short distance from Southern California’s best beaches and museums, and the nightlife of downtown San Diego.

Majors in Demand:​

  • Business Administration

  • Psychology

  • Liberal Studies (Pre-Education)

  • Human Development

  • Communication/Media Studies

  • Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Biology

  • Sociology

  • Arts, Media and Design

  • Biotechnology

  • Computer Science

Rankings

  • CSUSM is in the top 10% of regional universities according to U.S. News and World Report

  • In its “Safest Schools” report, stateuniversity.com recognized CSUSM as the safest four-year university in California

Location

Suburban setting in San Marcos, California
 

Enrollment

16,770

Acceptance Rate

400+ International Students On Campus

Personal Statement

Required

Application Method(s)

CGPA

2.0

SAT / ACT

Not Required

English Proficiency

61

TOEFL iBT

5.5

IELTS

Fees

$36,704

Total

Deadlines

November 1

Spring

May 1

 $17,216 / $5,708

Tuition / Living

Fall

Representative

Colleen Manthey

cmanthey@csusm.edu

760-750-4844

Transfer Program Tuition Waiver Application Form

Scholarship

Taylor's University • American Degree Transfer Program