California State University, San Marcos

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California State University, San Marcos

Four-Year School

Programs Offered

Bachelor's Degree, Certificate, ESL/English Program, Intensive English Program Certificate, Master's Degree, Online Program, Short-Term, Visitor Programs
CSUSM is ranked 13th for preparing students for career success relative to costs nationally. 78% job placement rates 6 months post-graduation. You are welcome here!


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333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road San Marcos CA 92096-0001


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Top International Student Countries

China, Japan, Norway, Saudi Arabia, South Korea

California State University, San Marcos

Get to know us

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is located in North San Diego County – the heart of beautiful Southern California. Just a short distance from the campus, come enjoy some of California’s most beautiful beaches, mountains and deserts where you can swim, surf, hike, bicycle, golf and ski. Since its founding over 30 years ago, CSUSM has prided itself on being fully engaged in the local and international communities, technologically sophisticated and dedicated to teaching future generations through a relevant curriculum with a global perspective.

CSUSM is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The university offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate programs distinguished by exemplary teaching, innovative curricula, and the application of new technologies. CSUSM is also proud to offer a brand-new athletic center, 150 teaching, and research labs, and one of the most modern libraries in the entire Cal State University System. Among the university’s distinctions is recognition of a strong commitment to community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. CSUSM is ranked 13th for preparing students for career success relative to costs nationally. You are welcome here!