Acceptance Rate 93.30 %
Tuition & Fees $19,607
Student Population 16,367
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,250
Graduation Rate 59 %

Academic Overview

California State University-San Marcos Campus, San Marcos, CA
California State University-San Marcos is a public, four-years institute located in San Marcos, California. It is a Master's College and University (medium programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - other.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $7,727 for California residents and $19,607 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 16,367 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 93.30% and the graduation rate is 59% last year.
The salary after graduation from California State University-San Marcos varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Fresno State's tuition & fees is $7,727 for California residents and $19,607 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $9,161 for in-state students and $18,665 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Fresno State. The acceptance rate of Fresno State is 93.30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 18.49%. The average graduation rate is 59% and the transfer-out rate is 3%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,250 and 67% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 16,367 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California State University-San Marcos is 93.30 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for California State University-San Marcos is 59 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for California State University-San Marcos is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for California State University-San Marcos is 84 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for California State University-San Marcos is 16,367
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for California State University-San Marcos is 27 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
27 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,250 at California State University-San Marcos.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidwww.csusm.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www2.calstate.edu/attend/paying-for-college/Pages/csu-costs.aspx
Veterans Tuitionwww.csusm.edu/veterans/
Disability Servicewww.csusm.edu/dss/

Offered Degrees

Fresno State offers 75 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree391
Post Bachelor's Degree111
Master's Degree223
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - other10

Special Learning Opportunities

California State University-San Marcos offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,548)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

California State University-San Marcos has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges