CSU Monterey Bay is on a 1,387-acre campus in the small town setting of Seaside, California, not far from San Jose.
There are many activities and organizations for CSU Monterey Bay students to join – including theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? CSU Monterey Bay has fraternities and sororities.
This table offers information on housing at CSU Monterey Bay.
|On-Campus Housing||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Priortiy given to freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Check in with CSU Monterey Bay for information on housing options. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
CSU Monterey Bay offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At CSU Monterey Bay there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at CSU Monterey Bay:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Sailing||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
California State University, Monterey Bay is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The CSU Monterey Bay campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
CSU Monterey Bay offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit CSU Monterey Bay, take U.S. Highway 101 to Seaside, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Monterey Peninsula airport.
While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore CSU Monterey Bay's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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