College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait of Undergraduate Education

College Portrait Comparison Results



Cost Comparison for Two Universities
Costs California State University, San Marcos
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Total Estimated Costs In state Out of state
Tuition $5,472 $16,632
Required fees $1,792 $1,792
Room & board (on campus) $13,240 $13,240
Other expenses (books, transportation, etc.) $4,432 $4,432
Total $24,936 $36,096
Financial Aid
Average annual award of full-time beginning undergrads receiving grants and scholarships $8,197 (74% of undergrads)
Average annual loan of full-time beginning undergrads receiving loans $5,555 (43% of undergrads)
Percent of students that borrow 53%
Average indebtedness at graduation $17,155
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Student Success Comparison for Two Universities
Student Success & Progress California State University, San Marcos
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Percent of students that returned after 1 year 83%
Percent of students graduated or were still enrolled in a college after 4 years 89%

Student Comparison for Two Universities
Students At: California State University, San Marcos
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Total students 12,793
Total undergraduates 12,184
Average age of undergraduates 22
Gender
Women 7,386 (61%)
Men 4,798 (39%)
Race/Ethnicity
Student Residency

Campus Life Comparison for Two Universities
Campus Life California State University, San Marcos
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Students per faculty 23 to 1
Women faculty 54%
Faculty of color 32%
Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students 93%
Percent of new freshmen who live on campus 43%

Applicant Information Comparison for Two Universities
Applicant Information California State University, San Marcos
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Term Fall 2015
New Student Applications
California State University, San Marcos

Comparison Overview

Please note that not all data lends itself well to the simple side-by-side comparison offered on this page. We encourage you to visit the full College Portrait sites for the institutions you are interested in to view all of their information, including student experiences and student learning outcomes.