CSU San Marcos

Campus Location

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 you will find California’s most beautiful beaches, mountains, and deserts where you can swim, surf, hike, bicycle, golf, and ski.

The CSUSM campus is conveniently situated in a small, safe suburban city 50 kilometers north of San Diego and 150 kilometers south of Los Angeles.

You are within easy travel distance of the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Disneyland and Hollywood.

Housing
  • Guaranteed on-campus housing when apply by priority dates
  • Homestay
  • Nearby off-campus apartments
Support Services
  • International admission
  • Immigration assistance
  • Course registration
  • Orientation
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Health center and counseling services
  • Tutoring and writing services
  • Career services
  • Disability support services
  • And more!
Enrollment
  • 14,500 students
  • 450 international and exchange students
Bachelor’s Degree Programs
  • American Indian Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Physics
  • Art, Media and Design
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Child/Adolescent Development
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering (Software and Electrical)
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Global Studies
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Literature and Writing Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
  • Music
  • Nursing (2nd Bachelor accelerated BSN only)
  • Political Science
  • Psychological Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Major
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Theatre
  • Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies
Master’s Degree Programs
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration (12-month MBA)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • History
  • Kinesiology
  • Literature and Writing Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Psychological Science
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Sociological Practice
  • Spanish
  • Speech-Language Pathology