Cal State Monterey Bay (CSUMB) provides an extraordinary opportunity for international students to earn a degree at a comprehensive four-year university. Our diverse student body receives personal attention in small classes, while enjoying access to all the amenities of a safe, close-knit residential campus located on the beautiful Monterey Bay.
Monterey Bay, California is a small, safe, and supportive community with amazing scenery. The campus is a short distance to beautiful beaches, mountains, and redwood forests. The area has great shopping, an excellent aquarium, abundant outdoor activities, and is a major tourist destination. Monterey is located in the center of the California coastline, making trips to famous destinations quick and easy.
Follow the steps below to see how to get started on your application to CSUMB. Below are important dates to keep in mind when applying.
Applying by the priority application date increases your chances for preferred courses and housing. Applications may be accepted after the deadline on a case-by-case basis.
Costs are approximate, and may vary by number of units taken, housing availability, personal preference, and other circumstances. Prices are subject to change without notice.
Scholarship Information for California State University, Monterey Bay
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CSUMB is recognized as a national leader in service learning and civic engagement, and has earned the following distinctions:
Service learning is built into every bachelor’s degree as a graduation requirement.
Graduates from CSUMB go off and have amazing career paths. See where some of them end up as well as top programs of study.
The American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) provides an opportunity to learn and/or enhance English from knowledgeable, friendly (ESL) experts. The program is for students who wish to improve their English skills for professional development or academic preparation.