|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||5%|
|Student to faculty ratio||23:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,800 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
California State University-Monterey Bay is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 16,258 applications and only 5,729 students were granted admission. California State University-Monterey Bay is at the #33 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
California State University-Monterey Bay charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $16,632 and in-state students paid $5,472.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 80% of California State University-Monterey Bay's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,787 (which is 8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at California State University-Monterey Bay in 2016-2017, was 536, which is 51% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,850 (which is 27.4% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, California State University-Monterey Bay has enrolled a total of 7,274 students (6,576 students full-time and 698 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 7,274 students, 905 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and 6,758 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 516 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 68 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Two or more races: 6%
Black/African American: 5%
Non-resident alien: 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at California State University-Monterey Bay.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||31%||647||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||12%||247|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||8%||168||0|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||8%||166|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||5%||110|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||3%||66|
|Mathematics And Statistics||0%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of California State University-Monterey Bay full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of California State University-Monterey Bay graduates 6 years after enrollment is $40,500. Last year, out of the total 1,251 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,201 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,409 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,339 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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