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Warmest Greetings from California State University San Marcos!

          We are currently accepting applications for both the Spring and Fall terms!

                   Apply Now online at, select ‘international’.

California State University San Marcos is a distinctive public university known for academic excellence, service to the community and innovation in higher education. The Office of International Admissions at CSUSM serves the needs of applicants from all over the world. Founded in 1989, CSUSM is the 20th campus of the California State University system, the largest public higher education system offering Bachelor's and Master's degrees in the world. CSUSM is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Important Deadlines  Conditional Admission (no TOEFL required)  Transferring Credit

Our International Admissions team is here to provide assistance with all things international, which include:

  • Inform students on admission criteria
  • Help applicants through the application process
  • Evaluate international academic records
  • Assist students with questions about transferring international coursework
Office Information:
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm PST
Located at the San Marcos Campus in Foundation Classroom Building (FCB) 6108, Near the Veteran’s Center and Markstein Hall
-Ask for the International Admissions Office
Contact Information:
California State University San Marcos - International Admissions
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001 USA
P: (760) 750-4844  F: (760) 750-3138