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.
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate
For students who possess a bachelor's degree and is interested in pursing their master's, credential, or certificate program.
Semester@ CSUMB and Gap year
Students who are interested in studying abroad for a semester or year.
Students who are affiliated with a partner university or sponsored program and interested in studying abroad for a semester or year.
American Language and Culture Program (ALCP)
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 2021 Annual Security Reports (ASR) for CSUMB and CSUMB at North Salinas and CSUMB at Cuesta College is now available.
The ASRs contain the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASRs also contain statistics of Clery crimes for CSUMB, CSUMB at North Salinas, and CSUMB at Cuesta College for 2018, 2019, and 2020, as applicable. A paper copy of the CSUMB and CSUMB at North Salinas ASR is available by contacting: Office of the Clery Director, 100 Campus Center, Student Services Building - 47, Suite 201, Seaside, CA 93955. A paper copy of the CSUMB at Cuesta College ASR is available upon request by contacting the CSUMB Office of the Clery Director or: Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo Campus, Nursing Allied Health Division, Highway 1, Building 2500, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405.
Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the 2021 Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is now available. The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within CSUMB housing facilities for 2018, 2019, and 2020, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on campus.
A paper copy of the AFSR is available by contacting: Office of Student Housing and Residential Life, Student Center - 12e, 100 Campus Center, Seaside CA, 93955.