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Students at California State University - San Marcos

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 66 responses
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  • Balances work and school and family.
    39%
  • Most people need to multitask to pay for school.
    21%
  • Commuter who needs to balance work, school, family
    9%
  • Part-time job with car, apartment, and bills
    9%
  • Busy stressed hard working
    8%
  • College broke
    6%
  • Living at home with parents who pay for everything
    5%
Female Undergrads
62%
Male Undergrads
38%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    96%
  • Out-of-State
    1%
  • International
    3%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    33%
  • 20-21
    29%
  • 22-24
    24%
  • Over 25
    14%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    37%
  • $30k-$48k
    20%
  • $49k-$75k
    17%
  • $76k-$110k
    11%
  • $110k+
    14%

Ethnic Diversity

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69%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.89 responses
Poll
56%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).89 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian
    10%
  • Hispanic
    40%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    6%
  • White
    30%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 58 responses
  • Republican
    17%
  • Democratic
    36%
  • Independent
    24%
  • Other party not mentioned
    2%
  • I don't care about politics
    21%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 87 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    8%
  • Liberal
    28%
  • Moderate
    24%
  • Conservative
    6%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    2%
  • Not sure
    31%
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