How to apply
Ready to take the next step and apply to Cal State Monterey Bay? Please select the appropriate program since each application process differs.
For students interested in pursuing their undergraduate degree at CSUMB. Typically takes four years for a first time freshman and two years for an upper division transfer student.
For students who possess a bachelor's degree and is interested in pursing their master's, credential, or certificate program.
Students who are interested in studying abroad for a semester or year.
Students who are affliated with a partner university or sponsored program and interested in studying abroad for a semester or year.
An English as a Second Language (ESL) program for students who are interested in enhancing their English skills.
Conditional Admission is an ideal program for students who are interested in pursuing a degree at CSUMB and meet the academic requirements for admission, but do not meet the English proficiency requirement.
Would you like to receive program updates? Complete the interest form!
For questions in regards to the application process, please reach out to the International Programs office via email or call +1 (831) 582-4778. We are available Monday-Friday from 8 am - 5 pm (Pacific Standard Time).
ASR and FSR Notices of Availability
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the 2020 Annual Security Report (ASR) is now available for CSUMB and CSUMB at North Salinas and CSUMB at Cuesta College . The ASRs contain the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The respective ASRs also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for CSUMB, CSUMB at North Salinas, and CSUMB at Cuesta College for 2017, 2018, and 2019, as applicable. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the campus operates on a limited basis, and most university buildings are closed. The community may call 831-582-3360 and arrange a pick-up time for paper copies of an ASR from the University Police Department, Mon. – Fri, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Annual Fire Safety Report (FSR) for CSUMB is also available on the web and through Student Housing & Residential Life (SHRL). The report contains information regarding fire safety, how to report a fire, community response to a fire incident, and fire statistics for on-campus student residential facilities for 2017, 2018, and 2019. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SHRL is not open for in-person contact. To request a paper copy of this information, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 831-582-3378.