Commencement 2018 By The Numbers

  • 19,800: Graduation tickets printed
  • 6,700: Parking spaces
  • 8,000: Programs printed
  • 2,321: Total number of candidates for graduation
  • 2,081: Number of bachelor’s degrees to be conferred
  • 240: Number of master's degrees to be conferred
  • 2,566: Miles away from furthest graduates hometown (New York)
  • 8,525: Miles away from furthest international student home country (Malaysia)
  • 517: Students graduating with honors
2017 CSUMB grads

2017 CSUMB Graduates

190: Event staff

76: Student-athletes in the graduating class

33: Veterans in the graduating class

28: Police and other public safety personnel on duty

25: Students named Michael in the graduating class

25: Majors represented (most popular: psychology, 290 graduates; kinesiology, 218; business administration, 309)

23: Students named Jessica in the graduating class

23: States and territories represented in the graduating class

16: Graduates celebrating birthdays on the day of commencement

9: Countries represented in the graduating class (furthest: Malaysia, Nigeria and Greece)

3: Sets of twins in the graduating class

3: Number of ceremonies (Friday, May 18 at 3 p.m.., College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m., College of Business and College of Health Sciences and Human Services ; At 3 p.m., College of Science and College of Education)

Some numbers are approximate

Published May 9, 2018