CSUSM is committed to providing quality, accessible, and affordable higher education, and sharing information on student outcomes and success in a transparent manner. As part of our commitment to transparency and accountability, we have created this page with links to important facts and statistics so that students and families can make informed decisions.
We invite you to explore the following links to learn more about our university:
The Student Achievement Measure (SAM)
The Student Achievement Measure (SAM) tracks student movement across postsecondary institutions to provide a more complete picture of undergraduate student progress and completion within the higher education system. SAM is an alternative to the federal graduation rate, which is limited to tracking the completion of first-time, full-time students at one institution.
The College Portrait
The College Portrait is a report containing important facts and accountability information regarding CSU San Marcos. This report is produced as part of CSUSM's participation in the Voluntary System of Accountability (VSA).
Includes CSUSM's Contributions to the Public Good.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
CSU San Marcos is accredited by the Senior College Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), one of six regional associations that accredit public and private schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.
Clery Report - Campus Safety
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. This Act requires CSU San Marcos to distribute the following information to all current and potential students and employees.
Federal Regulations (Part 668.41 - Student Assistance General Provisions) mandate that a Notice of Required Disclosures be provided to all enrolled students on an annual basis and to all prospective students. A list of the required disclosures, summary descriptions, and information to obtain a detailed copy of each disclosure.
Facts about CSUSM students, alumni and faculty
Policies and Procedures
University policies and procedures