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California State University - Monterey Bay Reviews

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I loved the small campus and intimate atmosphere between students and professors. The abandoned military aspect made things interesting. I definitely enjoyed playing water polo there and enjoyed every moment with my team.
The campus is decent, it's not the best looking Cal State out there but you can get a decent education there!
While visiting the campus I enjoyed my time seeing and touring. The students on campus seemed very friendly and seemed to have gotten along. Something I noticed was how big the campus was and I would like to see it also expand in the future.
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The campus is very comforting, and the people are very welcoming. It Is evident that the student teacher relationships are quite strong. The professors are Very approachable and quite helpful.
Everything is perfect, except the fact that the college has liberal views. I would prefer neutral and of course my views.
great campus, awesome students and it is great seeing people on their scooters and overall the campus clean and green. Transportation is available to all students and the food is on par
California State University, Monterey Bay is a newer university that is growing rapidly. If you are looking for a cheap school with quality education, teachers, and opportunities, I highly recommend CSUMB. If you are interested in social justice, there are many opportunities surrounding this area of interest. If you are interested in partying with a popular local area and downtown, I don'r recommend CSUMB. As the school grows, it will continually improve.
I would’ve suggested better parking options but due to the fact there are lots being closed in order to start construction it wouldn’t be worth it. This school is getting bigger and they’re trying to compensate but there’s not enough room for all of the cars coming in. The new food company they’re working with looks really interesting as well. I’m glad Sodexo is gone since their food was just OK. The campus is easy to get around once you get the hang of it, it’s not a big campus. The student to teacher ratio is great so you feel like the professor really gets to know everyone.
what I like about monterey bay university is that not only that i have the required meets to enter the university I want do more that i can do. Not only that i hope to go to that university so i could become a video game developer.
Great campus if you like relatively small class sizes aside from lecture sessions. Teachers offer a lot of extra assistance through their office hours and the campus offers free tutoring-the CLC (cooperative learning center)-for nearly every class. Colorful setting with colorful people from every walks in life. Very diverse in majors, minors and concentrations. Overall, great experience.
I like that CSUMB is involved with the community and cities near the campus. I also find this area of California to be very beautiful. It is a close-knit college so it is not overcrowded and you get to know the professors and other students well. There is currently a lot of structures being built, so it leads to very poor parking for students and faculty.
I like how small and new CSU Monterey Bay is because I get a chance to establish a personal relationship with my professors and fellow colleagues. With it being so new there is plenty of opportunity to make something new on campus and to make the community your own. The surround area is beautiful and there is lots of hiking, surfing and activities to do.
It's a great school, but some professors are very careless with the grades of their students. I would think that at this level in education everything would be planned out and good in terms of grading and getting people where they need to go during their time here.
While being in the process of majoring in psychology at CSUMB, I have been fortunate enough to meet some of the most educated and supportive psychology professors. Most of them have earned PhDs and their class lectures demonstrate that they know what they are talking about. If I would have to give a constructive criticism, it would be for the school's counselors to offer more information about scholarship opportunities. I have struggled to find scholarships that fit with me and when I have asked my counselor for further assistance she has simply told me to search for scholarships on the CSUMB website. I wish that the non-teaching staff members at CSUMB could be more supportive while understanding that ending up with high debts post graduation is remarkably essential for us students to intend to prevent.
Excellent location to attend college. Small town that doesn't provide too many distractions, but close to bigger cities have some adventures. Not a very big CSU, which gives you better access to the faulty and sports teams are well supported.
I love the personal community and small classroom size. CSUMB has a positive atmosphere and fun events. Unfortunately, housing is terribly expensive and hard to get into. It would also be valuable to have more food options on campus.
I would like to see more buildings get renovated and more parking space available. I like the local environment, and there are plenty of things to do like visit local beaches and restaurants. There are are a lot of old buildings that can be torn down to make room for new infrastructure.
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CSU Monterey Bay is a very nice university in a very nice area. The beaches in Monterey are a nice get away from your studies, and the city of Monterey is great to get to with friends and have a good time. The school itself is a good school, with dedicated professors that always do their best to teach the students and students that are always ready to learn.
CSUMB is a fairly new compared to other CSU's in California. One good thing about the school is that the student population is fairly small and the campus is small too. This makes it easy for students to find their way around and to get into the classes they need. The food on campus is very limited and the school is working on expanding a wider variety of choices. Also, there is not much to do around campus since Monterey is a very homely town and you will have to travel downtown or further inland if you want to do stuff with friends.
I first checked out the school when I was invited to the Admitted students reception that they hosted for incoming freshmen. I fell in love with the school because it was a small campus and it was easy to get from one place to another. The only thing that I didn't really like was that it is kind of secluded from other cities/towns. It used to be an old Military Base, the reason for it being secluded. Anyhow the class sizes were just right, in a way like the size of high school classes or less. You have a better opportunity to know your professors and classmates. The only class that seemed like your typical big college lecture was my Chemistry class. The library is a great place to study, get help, and meet other students. Something I would like to see change is to have more dinning food places. There are only 3 on campus places to eat, the dinning commons, The Otter Express, and Monte's. I feel like it's very limited to maybe adding more dinning places would help.
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