Extended Education and International Programs

International Programs

Exchange application steps

Exchange places with a CSUMB student and study at Cal State Monterey Bay! University Partner Exchange and National Student Exchange (NSE) allows you to study abroad up to one year.

This program requires a nomination from your home university of sponsor organization. Please contact your coordinator or sponsor in regards to the nomination process before completing this application. 

Step 1: Review Exchange program

Step 2: Register for a CSUMB Horizons account

Create a personal account on CSUMB Horizons application system and submit your registration. 

Step 3: Complete application form

  • Select "CSUMB Incoming Programs" and "Apply for" your specific program
  • Select your exchange or sponsored program, then your university
    • If you do not see your university, select "Semester@ CSUMB" and leave the university section blank
  • Complete the application and upload all required documents

Required documents

Upload all required documents to Horizons:


Please note: You will receive regular communications from our office throughout the application process. Please regularly check the email you provided. 



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).