Founded in 1989, California State University San Marcos is a four-year accredited university with a student body of more than 11,300 students. We offer hands-on, real-world curriculum which encourages creativity in solving 21st century problems. The campus is located on 304 acres in the foothills of San Marcos, California, just a short distance from some of Southern California's best beaches. CSUSM offers 30 baccalaureate degrees and focuses on giving students the tools needed to lead, serve and innovate in their workplace and community. In 2012 CSUSM was recognized as the safest four-year public university in California for the second year in a row.
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)|
|Criminology and Justice Studies||BA|
|Literature and Writing||BA|
|Mass Communication/Media Studies||BA|
|Visual and Performing Arts||BA|
A limited number of Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) awards will be available to first time freshmen enrolling in the fall. Freshmen must meet all CSUSM application requirements and deadlines, and will automatically be considered upon admission to the university. Students may retain their WUE award until completion of a baccalaureate degree, as long as they are continuously enrolled as a full-time student and maintain good academic standing.Contact Information