About – CSUMB 2018-06-05T07:13:09+00:00

University Brief History

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is a public university in the 23-campus California State University system, located in Marina and Seaside, in Monterey County, California. It is on the site of the former U.S. Army base Fort Ord in the northern Central Coast of California region and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

California State University–Monterey Bay is a public institution that was founded in 1994. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,234, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 1,387 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. California State University–Monterey Bay’s ranking in the 2016 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 63.

Cal State Monterey Bay provides more than 6,500 students an extraordinary opportunity to learn on a residential campus just one mile from the shores of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Our diverse student body receives personal attention in small classes while pursuing degrees in 23 undergraduate and seven graduate majors.

Monterey city

Monterey is a city on California’s rugged central coast. Its Cannery Row, one-time center of the sardine-packing industry, was immortalized by novelist John Steinbeck. Today, it’s a popular strip of gift shops, seafood restaurants and bars in converted factories. Also famous is Monterey Bay Aquarium, with thousands of marine animals and plants on display in underwater and interactive exhibits.

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Staying on campus becomes a good choice in the cities where living cost is high in this event student saves money by staying on campus. Also it saves time of commuting and students can concentrate more on studies. CSUMB offers oncampus housing with various facilities.

Please visit link below for oncampus housing option.

International Students Association

For international students it’s a challenge to set up their new home in completely different environment. In such cases International programs office at CSUMB helps the students to feel home and engage them into various activities to enrich their experience at CSUMB and achieve their career goals.

Explore more at the link below.

Student Champion

Dhanashree Shetye : Vidyalankar Student Champion for year 2018


Commencement Ceremony

Graduating from the university is an achievement for every candidate and would love to have relatives witness the gala ceremony. Unfortunately if you miss attending you can visit link below to get the updates

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