California State University Monterey Bay: Review & Facts

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California State University Monterey Bay is a medium four-year, public school with 7,105 students enrolled. This school was established in 1994 and is the only school located in Seaside, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
Fair
California State University Monterey Bay will give you the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

California State University Monterey Bay implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, General Studies, Social Work, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
82%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

California State University Monterey Bay student retention rate is high at 82% (above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
22 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at California State University Monterey Bay is low - 42%. About 47% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at California State University Monterey Bay is reasonable - 22:1. Learn more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$17,400
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - $16,700 a year. The additional fees at California State University Monterey Bay not covered by tuition are approximately $700, which comes to $17,400 a year.

Read the details about California State University Monterey Bay additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
49%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 15,561 applications were submitted and 7,576 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to get accepted at this school.

California State University Monterey Bay might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at California State University Monterey Bay in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,900
Medium
California State University Monterey Bay offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at California State University Monterey Bay, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
California State University Monterey Bay provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 3,700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $6,900 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, California State University Monterey Bay seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

California State University Monterey Bay Location and Maps



Post Address: California State University Monterey Bay, 100 Campus Center, Seaside, California 93955-8001, USA
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