International Students

California State University, Monterey Bay is a safe, close-knit residential campus located in the heart of California. Campus is just one mile from the beach and there are many outdoor activities to explore. Students receive hands-on experience in a comfortable classroom setting from passionate and engaging faculty. International students are fully integrated in the campus community from classes to on-campus housing.

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Earn a bachelor’s degree at a comprehensive four-year university located in the heart of California on the Monterey Peninsula.

Experience American culture, advance your degree, and improve your English proficiency for a semester or a year.

Learn or enhance your English skills from experts through the American Language & Culture Program (ALCP).

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Let us know you’re interested in studying at California State University, Monterey Bay by completing our interest form.

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Talk to us

CSUMB provides an extraordinary opportunity for international students to study at a four-year university. Speak to an International Program staff member to learn more. We are available Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm (Pacific Standard Time).

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Contact International Students & Scholar Services

Phone: (831) 582-4778

Email: Send an email

Building: Gavilan Hall (Bldg 201), Suite #207

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.