San Marcos,
11:04 AM

CSUSM Receives Record Applications for Fall 2015

By Margaret Chantung

California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) has received another record amount of applications during the priority application period, which concluded on Nov. 30. The University had the second highest two-year increase in both freshmen and transfer applications in the 23-campus California State University system.

For fall 2015, CSUSM received 13,472 applications from prospective first-time freshmen, a 7.6 percent increase from the 12,517 received for fall 2014, and a 19.8 percent increase from the 11,242 received for fall 2013.

CSUSM also received 7,940 fall 2015 transfer applications, a 6.6 percent increase from the 7,451 received for fall 2014, and an increase of 14.1 percent increase the 6,959 applications received for fall 2013.

“As our reputation has grown so have the number of our applications,” said CSUSM President Karen Haynes. “As we expand our reach, more and more students are choosing Cal State San Marcos as their first-choice institution.”

Fall 2015 applicants can expect to receive notification of acceptance by the close of January 2015.