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CSUSM at a Glance

Learn about our growing campus


Building on an innovative 30-year history, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. CSUSM enrollment is over 17,000 and the university is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

CSUSM is located in northern San Diego County and offers beautiful beaches, an hour drive to the mountains and desert, downtown nightlife, world-class shopping, and more all within a short trip from campus!

CSUSM Campus

CSUSM - Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos.

CSUSM Statistics

Ranked 13th

for preparing students for career success relative to costs nationally.


Students had a job 6 months post-graduation.


of graduates were the first in their families to earn a degree.


of CSUSM alumni stay in the local community.