California State Univ-Monterey Bay

Men's MCLA Contact: George Scheppler
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6,764 Undergrads / 7,584 Students
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$11,233 Net Price
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53% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 2

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Midsize

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
25 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
23% / 60%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Other than an occasional trip to Reno, NV to take on the University of Nevada, the team usually travels around the Southern California region to face teams like San Jose State, St. Marys College, Humboldt State, and University of the Pacific.

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Where Grads Live
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Salinas California Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Sacramento California Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Fresno California Area
  • San Luis Obispo California Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Stockton California Area
Where Grads Work
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • Apple
  • Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
  • Target
  • Driscoll's
  • Cisco
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • DMDC
  • County of Monterey
  • Google
  • Bank of America
  • Starbucks
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Pebble Beach Company
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information Technology
  • Administrative
  • Media and Communication
  • Arts and Design
  • Support
  • Marketing
  • Research
  • Community and Social Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Engineering
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Student Life
Test Scores
Critical Reading
420 - 530
480 - 580
930 - 1140
17 - 24
17 - 24
18 - 24

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 410 - 520 for SAT

SAT Math
SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 13,112 4,590 8,522
% Admitted 53% 48% 56%
% Admits That Enroll 13% 13% 13%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.33
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  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (15%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (14%)
    Psychology (14%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (11%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (7%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (5%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (5%)
    Social Sciences (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (3%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Health Professions (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$7,043 $17,539
    Books & Supplies$1,854 $1,854
    Cost of Living$12,396 $12,396
    Personal Expenses$2,070 $2,070
    Sticker Price$23,363 $32,838

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    88% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship81%$9,397
    Federal Grants57%$5,149
    Pell Grants57%$4,691
    Other Federal33%$920
    State & Local Grants58%$2,548
    Institutional Grants56%$5,595
    Student Loans51%$4,541
    Federal Loans50%$3,963
    Other Loans3%$10,112

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $22.9 Million $3,015

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $13,750.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $11,000 $146

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.8%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 3,106 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $44,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.62 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 23% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 13 12
    Fondling 4 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape 1 -
    Robbery 2 1
    Aggravated Assault 6 3
    Burglary 9 4
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Business-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

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