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Undergraduate Applications for Fall 2022 are now closed. 

Fall 2022 applications to Graduate, International, or Extended Education programs are open.

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Whether you're applying as a freshman, transfer, or grad student, we're here to help you find everything you need to know about our application process.

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WUE is back!

WUE is the Western Undergraduate Exchange program. Many western states have agreements with the WUE program that helps out-of-state students save on tuition costs. Learn more about WUE and see if you qualify.

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CSUMB provides over 7,500 students an extraordinary opportunity to learn on a residential campus just one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Our diverse student body receives personal attention in small classes while pursuing a variety of degrees.

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ASR and FSR Notices of Availability

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the 2021 Annual Security Reports (ASR) for CSUMB and CSUMB at North Salinas and CSUMB at Cuesta College is now available.

The ASRs contain the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASRs also contain statistics of Clery crimes for CSUMB, CSUMB at North Salinas, and CSUMB at Cuesta College for 2018, 2019, and 2020, as applicable. A paper copy of the CSUMB and CSUMB at North Salinas ASR is available by contacting: Office of the Clery Director, 100 Campus Center, Student Services Building - 47, Suite 201, Seaside, CA 93955. A paper copy of the CSUMB at Cuesta College ASR is available upon request by contacting the CSUMB Office of the Clery Director or: Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo Campus, Nursing Allied Health Division, Highway 1, Building 2500, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405. 

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the 2021 Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is now available. The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within CSUMB housing facilities for 2018, 2019, and 2020, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on campus.

A paper copy of the AFSR is available by contacting: Office of Student Housing and Residential Life, Student Center - 12e, 100 Campus Center, Seaside CA, 93955.