California State University-Monterey Bay is a non selective school. The institution receives about 12,600 applications each year. With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it is around 92 percent which equates to about 12,000 students being accepted to the school. However, when the year begins, about 900 students will choose California State University-Monterey Bay as their school of choice. The ratio of the students who submitted their applications is 40% and 59% for males and females respectively. However, of the first-year students enrolled, 59% were typically women preferred California State University-Monterey Bay after receiving the acceptance letter and 40% were men. Students are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to California State University-Monterey Bay when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score between 18 - 24 or an SAT score between 960 - 1,160 is the range in which students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment. California State University-Monterey Bay’s undergraduate application fee is $70.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2022 Admissions Cycle. Test scores last reported in 2020
Applications
12,568
Male 5,086
Female 7,482

 

Acceptance
11,611
Male 4,633
Female 6,978

 

Enrollment Total
904
Male 362
Female 542


Acceptance Rate
92.4%
Male
91.1%
Female
93.3%

 

Yield
7.8%
Male
7.8%
Female
7.8%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$70



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment


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