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California State University - Monterey Bay Admissions

Cal State Monterey Bay admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 53%. Students that get into Cal State Monterey Bay have an average SAT score between 970-1170 or an average ACT score of 18-24. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal State Monterey Bay is November 30.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
53%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
Total Applicants
13,112
SAT Range
970-1170
SAT Reading
490-590
SAT Math
480-580
Students Submitting SAT
92%
ACT Range
18-24
ACT English
17-24
ACT Math
17-24
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
40%

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Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$55
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
57%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.46 responses
Poll
61%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.46 responses
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