Building on an innovative 25-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the U.S.-Mexico border. CSUSM enrollment is over 15,000 and the university is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 

California State University is located in northern San Diego County and offers beautiful beaches, an hour drive to the mountains and desert, a down town nightlife, world class shopping and more all within a short trip from campus!

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    San Marcos, California, United States

    Located just 20 minutes from the beach, 35 minutes from downtown San Diego and one and a half hours to Los Angeles, CSU San Marcos offers an ideal climate for outdoor and cultural activities. Nearby points of interest include the world-famous San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Legoland, California Surf Museum and California Center for the Arts.

    International students have many opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities as there are more than 100 student organizations available, such as theatre, intramural athletics, choir and academic clubs. The campus also has a fully equipped gym at the Clark Field House along with off-campus activities offered through campus recreation.

    The International Friendship Program brings together international and American students for cultural exchange, social activities and travel. Through a dedicated Facebook page, students can connect and provide pre-arrival support while every semester, the campus hosts international coffee hours, international week activities and the Spring International Fair. ISEP Direct students will also be able to participate in the mentor program and have their own student mentor.

ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Kevin Yochim 703-504-9993 | kyochim@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Engagement Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. Contact me at any point in your search process and we’ll work together to find programs that match your interests and academic needs. When you reach out, be sure to include the name of your home university in your email. Follow me on Facebook @kevin.isep for scholarship announcements, application advice and my campus visits and events schedule. I look forward to working with you!

California State University, San Marcos

San Marcos, California, United States

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Academic Year (January - December)

Fall Semester (August - December)

Spring Semester (January - May)

Summer (June - August)

California State University, San Marcos

San Marcos, California, United States

International Office
(17)

Connect

https://www.facebook.com/csusm

https://twitter.com/csusmnews

https://www.instagram.com/csusmnews/

Terms

Academic Year (August - May)

Academic Year (January - December)

Fall Semester (August - December)

Spring Semester (January - May)

Summer (June - August)

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ISEP STUDENT ADVISOR Kevin Yochim 703-504-9993 | kyochim@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Engagement Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. Contact me at any point in your search process and we’ll work together to find programs that match your interests and academic needs. When you reach out, be sure to include the name of your home university in your email. Follow me on Facebook @kevin.isep for scholarship announcements, application advice and my campus visits and events schedule. I look forward to working with you!