Everything you need to know about applying to Cal State San Marcos !
A non-refundable application processing fee of $55 is required. (This is required for each campus to which you apply.) For low-income California residents, a fee waiver may be available online using Cal State Apply.
Submit official scores from the ACT or SAT exams (first-time freshman) or official transcripts from each college or university attended.
Check on the status of your application on MyCSUSM (you will receive login information after you apply).
We begin admitting students on a rolling basis in mid-December. Check your MyCSUSM account regularly to ensure all your information is up to date, and that the office has received your required documentation.