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California State University San Marcos

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Overview

Founded in 1989, California State University San Marcos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large town of San Marcos (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Temecula. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 28 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CSUSM also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym CSUSM
Founded 1989
Colours Blue and white
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Location


Address 333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos
92096-0001 California
United States
Population range 50,000-249,999
Phone +1 (760) 750 4000
Fax +1
Other locations Temecula
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of California State University San Marcos for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate California State University San Marcos's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos 92096-0001
Phone +1 (760) 750 4848

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate California State University San Marcos's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to California State University San Marcos's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of California State University San Marcos for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1993


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the California State University San Marcos as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • California State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)


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