Office of Admissions

There has never been a more exciting time to be a Cal State Monterey Bay student. Our campus community continues to grow every year as we expand our academic programs, residential community, and vision for the future. Our students choose Cal State Monterey Bay because we are a vision driven community where we will live and learn.

Even with a record number of applications submitted each year, Cal State Monterey Bay remains accessible to all students. We offer campus based and online undergraduate and graduate programs as well as our outstanding Teacher Credentialing programs.

Our application process is simple. Apply by visiting and we'll contact you with your log in information and instructions to use your My.CSUMB applicant dashboard. Your My.CSUMB dashboard includes a list of all documents, test scores, etc. required to complete your application.

Everything you need to know is available on our Admissions website. Call, email, or drop by the Office of Admissions - our expert staff is here to help!


"It has a great film program."

"I got an athletic scholarship."

"It's close enough to home but far enough away."

There are a million reasons to choose CSUMB.