California State University-Monterey Bay

Seaside, CA

Questions and Answers

Kayla J.
22 days ago
What programs and support does CSUMB have for first generation undergraduate students?
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CSUMB Student Support Programs for First Generation Students: College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Guardian Scholars TRIO Student Support Services (TRIO SSS) Veteran Resource Center
Roman A.
26 days ago
Does CSUMB allow transfer students to study abroad?
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Yes, check out the following link to learn more about CSUMB Study Abroad
Roman A.
26 days ago
What are the different clubs CSUMB offers?
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Roman A.
26 days ago
What is the average cost of attendance for California State University-Monterey Bay?
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Roman A.
26 days ago
How are roommates selected for first year students at CSUMB?
California State University-Monterey Bay
Fill out a survey to help match with a roommate Will I know whom my roommate is before I move into my room? You will be able to access your roommate's information via your MyHousing Dashboard once you are both assigned in the system. What happens if I have a problem with my roommate? If you are experiencing difficulties with your current roommate, your first step is to speak with your Resident Advisor (RA). Your RA will advise you on subsequent procedures if you are unable to resolve your differences with your current roommate. .
Isabel B.
1 month ago
Is Business an impacted major at CSU-Monterey Bay?
California State University-Monterey Bay
Business Administration B.S is impacted for First Time Freshman, but is not impacted for Transfer Student. First Time Freshman will need to have a Math G.P.A of 2.5

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
24 to 1
Somewhat Selective (59% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

45% Hispanic
25% White
5% Asian
5% Multiracial
4% Black
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Front End Developer / Engineer100k
Human Resources (HR) Manager92k
Software Engineer90k
Information Technology (IT) Manager87k
Technical Marketing Engineer73k
Collections Manager73k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)64k
Based on 1,876 student responses
51.3kAvg. Early Career Pay
99.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
52%in High-Meaning careers
13%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$19,023 / year
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