CSU Monterey Bay

Campus Location

Cal State Monterey Bay (CSUMB) provides an extraordinary opportunity for international students to earn a university degree. Our diverse student body receives personal attention in small classes, while enjoying a safe, close-knit residential campus in Monterey Bay. The campus is a short distance to beautiful beaches, mountains and redwood forests. The area has great shopping, an excellent aquarium and abundant outdoor activities. Monterey is located in the center of the California coastline, making trips to famous destinations quick and easy.

  • Guaranteed on-campus housing when apply by priority dates
  • Half of all students live on campus providing international students the opportunity to be fully immersed in the American college experience
  • Live by yourself or have up to 5 roommates in rooms, suites, or apartments
Support Services
  • Immigration assistance
  • Orientation
  • Career and employment advising
  • Cultural programming and excursions
  • Academic and language tutoring
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Campus health center
  • Student disability resources
  • Cross-cultural center
  • Diversity and Inclusion office
Short-Term Programs
  • Semester@CSUMB: Semester or year-long non-degree academic level studies in any undergraduate major
  • American Language and Culture Program: English language program with 4-week, 8-week and 16-week sessions
Bachelor’s Degree Programs
  • Agricultural Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Cinematic Arts and Technology
  • Collaborative Health and Human Services
  • Communication Design
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Science, Tech and Policy
  • Environmental Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Human Development and Family Science
  • Japanese Language and Culture
  • Kinesiology
  • Liberal Studies
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Hospitality Management
  • Visual and Public Art
Master’s Degree Programs
  • Business Administration (MBA)
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Instructional Science and Technology
  • Marine Science
  • Physician Assistant
  • School Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Speech-Language Pathology