International Students

About CSUMB International Programs

CSUMB International Programs serves the university and international community by providing support services to international students, facilitating meaningful outbound Education Abroad experiences, and engaging global partners to accomplish CSUMB's institutional objectives and realize its global potential.

Through these initiatives and others, CSUMB International Programs helps to achieve the institutional vision and mission "to build a multicultural learning community founded on academic excellence from which all partners in the educational process emerge prepared to contribute productively, responsibly, and ethically to California and the global community."

Why students choose CSUMB?

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. CSUMB provides an extraordinary opportunity for international students to study at a four-year university. The comprehensive list of majors and programs offer students hands-on experience in an intimate classroom setting from passionate and engaging faculty. International students are fully integrated in the campus community from classes to on-campus housing.


Experience Monterey

The following video was produced by exchange student and Cinematic Arts & Technology Major, Tomoaki Yui of Dokkyo University (Sōka, Japan) with help from Ali Hamza of Østfold University College (Halden, Norway) and Alba Uruñuela of the Universidad de Deusto (Bilbao, Spain).

Campus Tours

Contact International Programs Office

Phone: (831) 582-4778

Email: Send an email

Building: Gavilan Hall (bldg 201), suite 207

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