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Admission Information

The mission of the Educational Opportunity Program is to provide access, retention and graduation services to historically underrepresented and financially disadvantaged students. EOP at CSU San Marcos is open to incoming First Year Freshman and Transfer students seeking their first Bachelor's Degree. The program actively seeks prospective applicants who need admission assistance and and support services to succeed in college. Applicants must demonstrate academic potential and motivation to succeed, be California residents and meet the income criteria below. 
Applicants should meet EOP income eligibility guidelines and demonstrate the family is unable to provide an annual contribution of more than $1,500 toward their college expenses. These guidelines are intended to identify and give priority to the most financially needy applicants.

Dependent Student
Dependents Annual Income
2 $36,800
3 $41,300
4 $48,000
5 $54,300
6 $61,800
7 $66,800
8 $72,200
Independent Student  
Dependants Annual Income
Single, No dependents
Married, No dependents other than spouse
With dependents other than spouse
3 $54,600
4 $64,500
5 $73,800
6 $84,200
7 $92,200
8 $101,100

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