Jordan Leininger Lego Star Wars
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Of Lucas and Legos

Two alumni with a "Star Wars" passion collaborate on an exhibit. Read the Story

Campus tour guides at Admitted Otter Day with their hands up while smiling
Campus tour guides at Admitted Otter Day with their hands up while smiling

Admitted Otter Day 2024

Thousands of prospective students and their families explored CSUMB to help them decide on attending. Read the Story

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Stationary Mockup using Cal State Monterey Bay branding

CSUMB launches new brand

A new logo, a new slogan, new banners and more are part of the university's rebranding campaign. Read the Story

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Fall 2024 applications are open! Don't miss the chance to secure your spot!

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Admitted Otter Day!

On April 6, first time students are invited to explore the campus, colleges, dorms, classes, resources, eateries, clubs, and meet the people who bring it all to life.

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Admitted Transfer Day!

Visit CSUMB on April 27 to meet with an academic advisor, get your credits evaluated and register for Fall 2024!

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1 mile from the beach
72% of students receive financial aid
27:1 student-to-faculty ratio
53% first-generation students

Discover CSUMB

Located along the central coast of California, Monterey Bay is a vibrant and dynamic community that offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural attractions. With its stunning coastline, rolling hills, and lush forests, this area provides students with a peaceful and relaxing environment that is perfect for study and recreation. Whether you're looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life or a dynamic and vibrant community in which to pursue your education and career, Monterey Bay has it all.

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Whether you're interested in the arts, sciences, or humanities, our university has something for everyone.

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Apply to our university today and take the first step towards achieving your academic and career goals.

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Otter Athletics field teams in a variety of sports, including baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, and more.

CSUMB is a top ranked University

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Our Rankings

When compared to other colleges, California State University, Monterey Bay not only shines but continues to improve.

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