Applicants interested in the CSUSM graduate program in mathematics must apply to the CSU and the Department of Mathematics. Below is a detailed description of the two separate steps that need to be completed in order to apply.
Applicants must submit a graduate application online at Cal State Apply. Applicants will need an account with CSUMentor, which new users can create by following the directions. In addition, official transcripts from each college or university attended must be sent to the CSUSM Admissions Office. Electronic submission via email to email@example.com is preferred. Alternatively, hard copies may be sent to:
In addition to applying to the CSU to become qualified to enroll in a graduate program, you will need to apply to the Department of Mathematics to be accepted to our graduate program.
Our application procedure requires three items:
Electronic submission of these items (letter of intent, two letters of recommendation, and a set of transcripts) to firstname.lastname@example.org is preferred. Alternatively, they can be mailed to:
Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Mathematics
California State University San Marcos
San Marcos, CA 92096