Office of Admissions

At Cal State Monterey Bay, our focus on innovation and real-world experience sets us apart. Our students are known for their inspiration, leadership, and passion about the issues that matter most.

Become a Part of the Otter Family


If you'll be graduating from high school

International Students

If you are applying to Cal State Monterey Bay from outside the United States

Transfer Students

If you are coming from another college or university

Extended Education

If you are applying for Extended Education programs

Graduate & Credential Programs

If you are pursuing your Master's degree or credentials

Cost Calculator

Estimate how much college will cost for you


open house

Experience Cal State Monterey Bay first hand at our annual Prospective Students and Families Open House on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

Counselor Conference

Join us for our annual Counselor Conference on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Learn about the latest updates to CSU admissions and policies, student support services, and the majors offered at Cal State Monterey Bay.

Meet our Team

Meet our Counselors: Antoinette, Eliseo, Jasmine, and Matthew. Our Counselors are here to help you through the admissions process.

Recent Rankings

  • Princeton Review Green School
  • Top 50 College for Hispanic Students
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Western University
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Public University (Western Region)

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(831) 582-3738

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