California State University-San Marcos

The California State University-San Marcos is established in and located at San Marcos, California 92096-0001. Being part of public higher education institution that offers 40 degrees of study overall and has a common calendar system as Semester . The California State University-San Marcos provides Public‚ 4-year or above and has Suburb: Large setting for the students.

The programs that are offered in California State University-San Marcos consists of Graduate degree or certificate offering, Undergraduate degree or certificate offering, Master’s degree, Master’s degree in more than 19 Subject areas as well as 30 specializations.

Contact Details

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Ph: 2147483647
Fax: 0
Official Website

California State University-San Marcos
: Public‚ 4-year or above
Awards offered
Graduate degree or certificate offering
Undergraduate degree or certificate offering
Master’s degree
Master’s degree
: Yes
Calendar system
: Semester
Undergraduate application fee
: $ 55
Graduate application fee
: $ 55

Admissions & Requirements

California State University-San Marcos Undergraduate application fees is $55 and Graduate application fees $55. Below table’s shows California State University-San Marcos admission requirements, Act and SAT test scores percentile.

Admissions :



  Required Recommended Neither Required nor Recommended
Secondary school GPA    
Secondary school rank    
Secondary school record    
Completion of college-preparatory program    
Formal demonstration of competencies    
Admission test scores    
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)    

SAT & ACT Tests Statistics

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 430 530
SAT Math 430 540
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 16 23
ACT Math 18 24

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid:


Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates $5,472 $1,177
Required Fees for Full-Time Undergraduates $5,472 $1,177
Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates $16,632 $1,177 $372
Average Tuition Full-Time Graduates $6,738 $1,177
Required Fees for Full-Time Graduates $6,738 $1,177
Per Credit Hour Charge Part-Time Graduates $17,898 $1,177 $372

Historical Expenses Data

campus 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11
On campus, room and board $12,565 $11,708 $10,863 $10,494
On campus, other expenses $2,238 $3,414 $4,059 $4,160
Off campus (not with family), room and board $11,268 $10,962 $10,863 $10,494
Off campus (not with family), other expenses $2,661 $4,160 $4,059 $4,160
Off campus (with family), other expenses $2,517 $4,275 $4,185 $4,160


Sports NCAA/NAIA member NCAA/NAIA conference number
Football Not applicable
Basketball Not applicable
Baseball Independent Far West Region
Cross Country/Track Independent Far West Region

California State University-San Marcos Majors with degree levels

The California State University-San Marcos is up with semester based academics that offer 30 majors.

  • Bachelor Degree : 28 Majors
  • Master Degree : 12 Majors

Area‚ Ethnic‚ Cultural‚ Gender‚ and Group Studies

Communication‚ Journalism‚ and Related Programs

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services


Foreign Languages‚ Literatures‚ and Linguistics

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

English Language and Literature/Letters

Liberal Arts and Sciences‚ General Studies and Humanities

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Parks‚ Recreation‚ Leisure and Fitness Studies

Physical Sciences


Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

Health Professions and Related Programs

Business‚ Management‚ Marketing‚ and Related Support Services


Note: Information stated about California State University-San Marcos College are been referred from IPDES. For the updated information like Application Cost, Admission requirements, Tuition fee, Majors and for more, please visit the official website of California State University-San Marcos College.