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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade C
  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Safety
    grade A minus
  5. Student Life
    grade A
  6. Location
    grade A

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San Mateo is an above-average public college located in San Mateo, California in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,193 undergraduate students. The San Mateo acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Social Science Research Methods. Graduating 47% of students, San Mateo alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,000.

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1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402
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CCCAA
Athletic Conference
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College of San Mateo Rankings

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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$4,639 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$4,113 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
56%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 48 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 47 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 47 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    13%
  • None
    72%
  • Some
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,193 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,970
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
8%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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