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Study at California State University Monterey Bay

California State University, Monterey Bay, also known as CSUMB, is a public university situated on the Central Coast of California, United States. It was established in the year 1994. CSUMB is a part of the California State University system and records an Enrolment of more than 4, 000 part-time and full-time students every year. The college offers students both bachelor and master degrees in diverse Course Topics. CSUMB's athletic department fields men's and women's sports teams. The teams compete in the California Pacific Conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and several other events. The university is a member of the NCAA Division II sports teams and the California Collegiate Athletic Association. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Otters. They participate in various sports including baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, water-polo, and golf.

Profile of California State University Monterey BayCal State Monterrey Bay is found in Seaside, California. Seaside is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at Cal State Monterrey Bay.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Cal State Monterrey Bay is known for its programs in media, art studies, computer science and engineering, family and social work, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Cal State Monterrey Bay Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 420 and 560.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Cal State Monterrey Bay is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 4, 080 in 2007 at the school.

Student Life
Cal State Monterrey Bay has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Cal State Monterrey Bay values student athletics, and belongs to the California Collegiate Athletic Association.

Cal State Monterrey Bay Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees. Cal State Monterrey Bay Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts334liberal arts and sciences, humanities, social services, interdisciplinary studies, linguistics, international relations
Business and Management104business management
Family and Social Work54human services, public administration
Media47radio and television
Computer Science and Engineering39computer and media applications
Conservation and Resource Management33environmental studies
Art Studies19art studies
Education and Teaching17Education
Science7marine biology
Contact: Cal State Monterrey BayCalifornia State University Monterey Bay

100 Campus Ctr

Seaside, California 93955-8001

General Phone: (831) 582-3330


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