California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)

Seaside, CA

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California State University, Monterey Bay

California State University, Monterey Bay

California State University, Monterey Bay Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline November 30
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 15
SAT II Scores Due January 15

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 4,322 7,285 11,607
Accepted 1,823 3,632 5,455
Acceptance Rate 42% 50% 46%
Enrolled 303 570 873

CSUMB Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.19 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(94% of Students Admitted to California State University, Monterey Bay Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 430 to 550
  • Math 430 to 550
  • Writing 430 to 530
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 550 550 530
Bottom 25th Percentile 430 430 430

ACT Scores

(40% of Students Admitted to California State University, Monterey Bay Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 17 to 24
  • Math 17 to 24
  • Composite 18 to 23
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 24 24 23
Bottom 25th Percentile 17 17 18

California State University, Monterey Bay Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL     Not Considered

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 1
English 4
Foreign Language 2
History 1
Math 3
Science 2
Social Studies 1
Lab 2
Other 1
Electives 1 1

California State University, Monterey Bay Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 5,170 (91%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 490 (8%)

California State University, Monterey Bay Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($55)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 60)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement     Not Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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