Semester@ CSUMB and Gap year
International students can study at CSUMB for a semester or year through our Semester@ and Gap year! If you fall in love with CSUMB and wish to stay to pursue your degree, you can transfer up to 24 credits into a degree program.
Through Semester@ CSUMB you can study for a semester or a year! This is a great way for international students to experience American culture, advance your degree, and improve English proficiency. International students live and study with Americans and can participate in all campus clubs and activities.
Gap year offers an extraordinary opportunity for students who wish to complete a semester or year with subject matter tracks from business to environmental science. Explore our innovative, hands-on course experience that takes your outside the traditional classroom. Feature tracks include: art, business, cinematic arts, computer science, environmental science, global studies, and so much more! You can also design your own track to try out multiple subjects.
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