Admissions Overview

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First-Time Freshmen Admission Trends

2014 2015 2016
Applicants 14,683 15,560 16,258
Admits 10,184 (69%) 7,575 (49%) 5,729 (35%)
Enrollments 1,305 (13%) 1,051 (14%) 802 (14%)

Admit percents are based on number of applicants. Enrollment percents are based on number of admits.

FTF Preparation

Fall Cohort Average High School GPA Average SAT Math Average SAT Verbal % Needing Remediation
2014 3.23 483 486 46
2015 3.32 486 490 46
2016 3.33 475 477 48

Transfer Preparation

Fall Cohort Average Transfer GPA Average Units Transferred In
2014 2.99 80
2015 3 78
2016 3.05 79

FTF by Region (2016)

Region FTF Students %
Southern California 198 25
Monterey 173 22
Central California 157 20
Northern California 147 18
Santa Cruz 57 7
Other States 30 4
San Benito 25 3
Other Countries 15 2

New Transfers by Local Colleges (2016)

College Transfer Students %
Hartnell 196 43
Monterey Peninsula College 104 23
Cabrillo 102 22
Gavilan 57 12

Source: Admissions and Enrollment Census, Data Warehouse

Detailed admissions information (Student Data Warehouse)

Access to the Student Data Warehouse requires being on the CSUMB network and having an account. csumb.edu/data provides details about how to get access.