California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos

California State University San Marcos or CSUSM or Cal State San Marcos is one of the campuses of the California State University (CSU) system. It was founded in 1989 as the 20th CSU campus. The university has three colleges:

  • College of Arts and Science (COAS)
  • College of Business and Administration (COBA)
  • College of Education (COE)

The school is a typical commuter campus. It is often referred to as the California State University Stair Master (CSUSM) because of its hilltop location. Cal State San Marcos won first place in the nationwide RecycleMania contest held in 2008.

The school newspaper is called The Pride. The original mascot of the campus was the Tukwut, but later it was changed to the Cougars. The school's athletics department has ten teams. The Cougar athletic teams compete as independents in Region II of the NAIA.

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Environmental Studies
Women's Studies
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Education, General
Early Childhood Education And Teaching
Spanish Language And Literature
Human Development And Family Studies, General
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
International/Global Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, General
Kinesiology And Exercise Science
Chemistry, General
Physics, Other
Psychology, General
Social Work
Visual And Performing Arts, General
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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