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Address333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Phone760-750-4000
WEBwww.csusm.edu
Admissionwww.csusm.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.csusm.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Athleticwww.csusm.edu/disclosures/documents/Athletics%20Academic%20Success%20Rate%20Report.pdf
Disability Servicewww.csusm.edu/dss/
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (medium programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - other

2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $7,717 for in-state students and $19,597 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2020 tuition and fees are $9,151 for in-state students and $18,655 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $7,721 for California residents and $19,601 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $9,155 for California residents and $18,659 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $51,100. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $83,300 after graduating from California State University-San Marcos.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,717$19,597
Graduate$9,151$18,655
2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$7,721$19,601
Graduate$9,155$18,659
California State University-San Marcos 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at California State University-San Marcos is 58% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. The average graduation rate is 55%. Total 15,972 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Stats
Acceptance Rate »58%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »24%
Graduation Rate »55%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate77%(full-time), 50% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio4.00% (25 to 1)
Student Population »15,972 (14,923 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$8,581
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$51,100
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,200 - $83,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

California State University-San Marcos offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of California State University-San Marcos.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanNo
Dormitory Capacity1,548


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