CSUSM Fares Well in U.S. News, Other Rankings of Colleges
Cal State San Marcos is one of the top regional universities in the West according to new rankings by the publication U.S. News & World Report.
CSUSM ranks No. 28 in the category “Regional Universities West” on the U.S. News 2024 Best Colleges list, which was released Monday. That’s an increase of 11 spots from the publication’s rankings last fall.
CSUSM also improved its ranking among regional universities in the West in top public schools (to 13th, up four spots from last year) and undergraduate teaching (to second, up 10 spots).
The university also ranked 11th among West region institutions in social mobility.
In other recent college rankings:
- CSUSM stands 12th nationally in student experience and 17th in social mobility according to the 2024 Best Colleges in America list by the Wall Street Journal and College Pulse.
- CSUSM ranks 39th in the country in the 2023 Economic Mobility Index by national think tank Third Way.
- CSUSM is No. 30 in the West in the annual Best Bang for the Buck rankings by Washington Monthly.
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