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Parents of Future Students

Where to go to college is a big decision for you and your child. Here are some links we think you’ll find helpful as you determine whether or not CSUMB is the right school – and how to help your child become a student once he or she has decided to join the Otter family.

Did you know that CSUMB offers clubs, activities and leadership opportunities that keep students engaged outside of class and look great on a resume?


Information on applying for admission.

Cost calculator

Use this cost calculator to understand expenses.

Financial aid

Information on scholarships, grants, loans and more.


Sign up for a guided tour with one of our friendly student tour guides.


How to get to campus by car, plane or bus.

How to get to campus by car, plane or bus.


These summer sessions prepare you and your student for life at CSUMB.

Veteran services

If you or your child have served in the military, you may be eligible for veterans’ benefits.

Parents, Families, and Supporters

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