California State University San Marcos

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world rank 891

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, California State University San Marcos is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is a large (uniRank 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education 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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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
CSUSM

Founded
1989

Colours
Blue and white

Mascot
Cougars

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University Location

Address
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos (population range: 50,000-249,999)
92096-0001 California United States

T +1 (760) 750 4000

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Other locations
Temecula

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

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
+1 (760) 750 4848


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 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 International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1993


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

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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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