CSU San Marcos is conveniently located in North San Diego County — only a short drive from the City of San Diego, Riverside County, and Orange County. The campus is easily accessed from Interstates 5 and 15:

From Interstate 5

  • From Interstate 5, merge onto eastbound Highway 78
  • Drive approximately 14 miles on eastbound Highway 78, then exit at Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • Turn right to go south on Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • After approximately .5 mile, turn left onto Craven Drive. You have now arrived at CSU San Marcos.

From Interstate 15

  • From Interstate 15, merge onto westbound Highway 78
  • Drive approximately 4.5 miles on westbound Highway 78, then exit at Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • Turn left to go south on Twin Oaks Valley Road
  • After approximately .5 mile, turn left onto Craven Drive. You have now arrived at CSU San Marcos.

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