Fast Facts

Valid as of fall semester 2016.

Enrollment Fall 2016

BY GENDER

Female: 8,649   61%

Male: 5,529   39%

Total Number of Students: 15,537

BY ETHNICITY

Reflective of Our Community

Number of Students:

African American 3%

Asian & Pacific Islander 10%

Latino/a 41%

Native American < 1%

Caucasian 29%

Other 11%

Multiple Ethnicities 5%

 

BY AGE

Undergraduates

Age:

17-22 68%

23-25 17%

26-35 12%

36+ 3%

Graduates

Age:

17-22 5%

23-25 27%

26-35 46%

36+ 22%

BY COLLEGE

The University is comprised of four colleges with percentage of enrollment as follows:

College of Science & Mathematics 17%

College of Business Administration 18%

College of Education, Health
& Human Services 22%

College of Humanities, Arts,
Behavioral & Social Sciences 41%

Undeclared 3%

ALUMNI

More than 38,000 (as of May 2016)

DEGREES AWARDED

In addition to 39 bachelor degree programs and 29 minors, CSUSM offers 21 master's programs, five credential programs and a joint doctoral program with UC San Diego. From biotechnology to nursing to business, our post-baccalaureate degrees provide a superior academic and professional education.

Ten Most Popular Undergraduate Majors

Business Admin: 2,247

Psychology: 1,031

Human Dev: 901

Criminology: 812

Kinesiology: 757

Nursing: 740

Communication: 604

Biological Sciences: 570

Computer Science: 558

Liberal Studies: 543

Our Faculty

Of the 284 tenured and tenured-track faculty members, all but one have a terminal degree.

Full Professor: 124

Associate Professor: 83

Assistant Professor: 77

Lecturer: 545

Teaching Associate: 46

International Students

As of fall 2016, CSUSM is home to approximately 390 international and exchange students. The largest contingents are from: China (21%), Saudi Arabia (15%), Norway (14%), Korea & Japan (9% each), and India (8%).

In addition, approximately 122 students are enrolled in the American Language and Culture Institute.