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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 13,966 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.32
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,228
Out-of-state: $35,732
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,454
Out-of-state: $17,958
Average Percent of Need Met
40%
Average Freshman Award
$10,555
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,786
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
394
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
4%
10-19
11%
20-29
24%
30-39
31%
40-49
22%
50-99
5%
Over 100
3%
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San Marcos Population
86,752
Nearest Metropolitan Area
San Diego
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Cougars
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
9.7%
Black/African-American
3.4%
Hispanic/Latino
51.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.3%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
26.3%
Unknown
3.1%
International Students
3.2% from 76 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
18.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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