Want to become a Cal State Monterey Bay student? You're in the right place, and we're here to help you every step of the way.

Welcome to the Office of Admissions!

There has never been a more exciting time to be a Cal State Monterey Bay student. Our campus community continues to grow every year as we expand our academic programs, residential community, and vision for the future. Our students choose Cal State Monterey Bay because we are a vision driven community where we will live and learn.

Even with a record number of applications submitted each year, Cal State Monterey Bay remains accessible to all students. We offer campus based and online undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as our outstanding Teacher Credentialing programs.

Our application process is straight forward. Apply by visiting CSUMentor.edu and we'll contact you with your login information and instructions to use your My.CSUMB applicant dashboard. Your My.CSUMB dashboard includes a list of all documents, test scores, etc. required to complete your application.

Everything you need to know is available on our Admissions website. Call, email, or drop by the Office of Admissions - our expert staff is here to help!

Spring 2015

Application filing period:

  • Undergraduate applicants (domestic): August 1 - August 31, 2014. Click Apply to CSUMB for details
  • Graduate/Credential applicants:  Click here for details.
  • International (F-1 Visa) applicants:  August 1 - November 15, 2014


All questions may be directed to the Office of Admissions at admissions@csumb.edu or by calling 831-582-3738.