California State University Sanmarcos
Building on an innovative 30-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the U.S.-Mexico border. CSUSM enrollment is over 16,000 and the university is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
California State University San Marcos is located in northern San Diego County and offers beautiful beaches, an hour drive to the mountains and desert, a downtown nightlife, world-class shopping, and more all within a short trip from campus!
- Business Administration- MBA
- MS in Chemistry
- MS in Computer Science
- MS in Cyber Security
- Master of Public Health ( MPH)
CSUSM offers a number of scholarship programs supported by the generosity of our scholarship donors. We are indeed fortunate that our donors are committed to ensuring that CSUSM students have access to higher education.
The CSUSM General Scholarship Application serves as one application for the various scholarship opportunities administered by CSUSM. Applicants should also complete the FAFSA each year as most scholarships also consider financial need in the awarding criteria.
Apply for CSUSM General Scholarship Application period is October 1st - February 1st
CSU San Marcos provides students with many exciting opportunities to get involved in campus life and take part in fun extracurricular activities. Learn more by exploring our campus life links.
We are absolutely thrilled that you're interested in making CSUSM your home during your time as a Cougar. We offer modern, all-inclusive, apartment-style Housing where you can focus on your academics while building long-lasting relationships with fellow students.