California State University San Marcos (also CSUSM) is a public, coeducational university and one of the 23 general campuses of the California State University system, located in San Marcos, a suburban town in north San Diego County. It was founded in 1989 as the 20th CSU campus and was the first after nearly 30 years. The first class was admitted in 1990.
In fall 2010, 9, 722 students were enrolled at CSU San Marcos and were offered 44 undergraduate programs, 10 graduate programs and 1 Doctorate in Education in three colleges and one nursing school (see percentages of enrollment below) :
The ten most popular undergraduate majors are: Business Administration
(Pre-Business & Undergraduate, 2,056), Liberal Studies (670), Psychology (624), Nursing (including Pre-Nursing, 621), Communication (549), Human Development (444), Criminology (423), Biology (324), Sociology (321), Kinesiology (315).
100% of full-time faculty hold PhD’s or the highest degree in their field.
Curriculum is focused on writing, critical thinking, and collaborative team building skills.
CSUSM is a small, friendly campus located in a safe, suburban city surrounded by rolling hills and scenic views. The campus has many facilities available to students, including a modern library, computer rooms, a language laboratory, a dining hall, and a student health center.
- Excerpt from the California State University Consortium’s website.
Exchange students are required to pay campus based fees :
Total Campus Fees: $1597 per year as of 2013-2014
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