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COLLEGE PROFILE

California State University San Marcos

San Marcos, CA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceNot available
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,264
Out-of-state: $18,424
Room and Board
Not reported
Books and Supplies
$1,665
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Not reported
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 2
Award NotificationOn or about April 16
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 030113
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,774 (96.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,423 (80.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,404 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met16 (1.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met63%
Average Award$5,178
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,152 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,038
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,128 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,113
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based GiftNot reported
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants6,777 (95.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need5,839 (82.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid5,730 (98.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met99 (1.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met64%
Average Award$5,259
Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,726 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,789
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,603 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,456
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift11 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,133
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
50%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$22,024
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Mathematics
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Mathematics
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Local/State Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.19 3.34 507 505 489 22
Low 2.40 2.40 350 390 320 17
High 4.00 4.37 650 750 740 32
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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