Online Program Overview

California State University-San Marcos is a Public, 4 or more years school located in San Marcos, California. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2020-2021, the tuition & fees are $7,712 for California residents and $19,592 for other students on average.

It offers 67 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 5 programs - 2 Bachelors, 1 Masters, 2 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameCalifornia State University-San Marcos
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA
Online Students490 Enrolled Online Exclusively
4,076 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,712
Out-of-State$19,592
Student to Faculty25:1 (4.00%)
Online Degree Programs
Total5 Programs
Bachelors2 Programs
Masters1 Programs
Post-Graduate2 Programs

2021 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 tuition & fees and costs trends last 5 years at California State University-San Marcos . Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For California residents, the tuition & fees are $7,712 and $19,592 for non-California residents.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students.
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate (In-State)$7,383$7,653$7,713$7,717$7,712
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$18,543$19,533$19,593$19,597$19,592
Graduate (In-State)$8,649$9,087$9,147$9,151$9,157
Graduate (Out-of-State)$17,577$18,591$18,651$18,655$18,661
Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Undergraduate (In-State)-$1-$1$0-$1-$1
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$372$396$396$396$396
Graduate (In-State)-$1-$1$0-$1-$1
Graduate (Out-of-State)$372$396$396$396$396
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

California State University-San Marcos offers 67 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 5 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 2 Bachelors, 1 Masters, 2 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Online ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED2 1NOT OFFERED2
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED35 18113
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At California State University-San Marcos, there are 15,972 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 4,566 students were attending classes through distance learning (490 students are enrolled exclusively and 4,076 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment15,972
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses490
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses4,076
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses11,406
By student location, out of a total of 490 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 480 California Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 8 students living in the U.S. States other than California, and 2 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses490
California Resident480
Other State In U.S.8
Outside of U.S.2
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses490
Undergraduate426
Graduate64
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses426
Degree/Certificate Seeking421
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking5


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