California State University, Monterey Bay


California State University, Monterey Bay's 1,387-acre campus is located one mile from the beautiful and majestic shores of Monterey Bay, between the Salinas Valley and Monterey Peninsula. We're affordable and we have a diverse and talented teaching faculty that provides the high quality level of education you expect from the California State University system. 

We are a smaller, residential campus (over 60% of our students live on campus) with an enrollment of just over 6,600. Cal State Monterey Bay offers 23 majors that lead to hundreds of careers and prepare your for graduate programs and beyond.

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How much would I save with WUE?

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NOTE: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's most recent annual Tuition and Fees Report (published in December) and do not include fees. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office of the institution where you want to enroll.

This institution does not offer the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Cinematic Arts and Technology   BA    
Collaborative Health and Human Services   BA    
Communication Design   BS    
Computer Science   BS    
Environmental Science, Technology and Policy   BS    
Environmental Studies   BA    
Global Studies   BA    
Human Communication   BA    
Human Development and Family Studies   BA    
Japanese Language and Culture   BA    
Liberal Studies   BA    
Marine Science   BS    
Mathematics   BS    
Music   BA    
Social and Behavioral Sciences   BA    
Sustainable Hospitality Management   BS    
Visual and Public Art   BA    

Enrollment Information

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Effective Spring 2018, Monterey Bay will not allow Transfer students into the WUE Program.

Freshmen will still be considered for the WUE program.

For Cal State Monterey Bay Admissions requirements, please visit

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
100 Campus Center
Seasidea, CA 93955
(831) 582-3738

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