California State University, Monterey Bay

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world rank  1336

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, California State University, Monterey Bay is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Seaside (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CSUMB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym CSUMB
Founded 1994
Colours Bay blue, golden sand and valley green

University Location

Address 100 Campus Center
Seaside
93955-8001 California
United States
Tel +1 (831) 582 3000
Fax +1 (831) 582 3558

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Hispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 100 Campus Center, Building 47
Seaside 93955-8001
(831) 582 3518

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to California State University, Monterey Bay's Library
California State University-Monterey Bay's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 80,137 physical volumes, 1,278 physical media, 7,411 digital/electronic medium and 136 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
California State University, Monterey Bay provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,706 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • California State University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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