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California State University-Monterey Bay

California State University-Monterey Bay is a Public institution located in Seaside, CA. The school has approximately 6557 undergraduate students. The school offers students 4-year degree opportunities. The average family income of students that are attending this school is $41,632. The average age of students entering California State University-Monterey Bay is 24. The most popular programs at the California State University-Monterey Bay are: Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (15%), Psychology (14%), Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (14%), Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (11%) and Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (7%).


Tuition & Fees
$18,923
Admissions Rate
53%
Average Debt at Graduation
$13,521
Average SAT Score
1068

Below is what you can expect to pay if you are attending the California State University-Monterey Bay.

Tuition & Fees
$18,923
Books, Supplies, & Living Expenses
$1,911
Total Expected Costs
$20,834

Average Cost for Students on Financial Aid
$11,167
Cost for Students on Financial Aid by Family Income

Depending on the fedaral, state, or institutional grant aid available, students in your income bracket may pay more or less than the overall average costs.

Family Income Average Cost
$0 - $30,000 $7,296
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,249
$48,001 - $75,000 $12,957
$75,001 - $110,000 $17,044
$110,000 + $19,574

Below is a detailed breakdown of the student body at the California State University-Monterey Bay.

6,557 Undergraduate Students

Male Students: 37%

Female Students: 63%

91% Full Time / 9% Part Time

Average Age of Entry : 24

Low Income Students: 49%


Race / Ethnicity

The test scores below show the average of all students that have been accepted at the California State University-Monterey Bay.

SAT Scores
ACT Scores

The average student can expect to graduate from the California State University-Monterey Bay with the amount of debt stated below.

Average Debt at Graduation
$13,521
Students Receiving Federal Loans
45%
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
$140

The graduation rate at the California State University-Monterey Bay is displayed as a percentage of students admitted.

Graduation Rate
60%
Students who Return after their First Year
79%

Below is a list of the degree programs that are offered at the California State University-Monterey Bay.

Bachelor Degrees
  • Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
  • Foreign Language, Literature, and Linguistics
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

Most Popular Programs
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services (15%)
  • Psychology (14%)
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities (14%)
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies (11%)
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services (7%)