California State University-San Marcos Graduate School

California State University-San Marcos (referred to as Fresno State) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Marcos, CA.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Fresno State is $9,167 for California residents and $18,671 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,195 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,109 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

California State University-San Marcos (referred to as Fresno State) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Marcos, CA.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/23/1993 - Current).
Fresno State Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-San Marcos (Fresno State)
Address333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
Phone760-750-4000
Webhttps://www.csusm.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.csusm.edu/finaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Fresno State is $9,167 for California residents and $18,671 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,195 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,109 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 76 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,671
$9,167 for California Residents
Student Population1,195
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs76 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Fresno State is $9,167 for California residents and $18,671 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students.
Fresno State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
California Residents$9,167
Out-of-State$18,671
Tuition per Credit Hour
California Residents-$1
Out-of-State$396
Fresno State offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-San Marcos is $9,167 for California residents and $18,671 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$7,176$1,971$16,680$1,971
2019-2020$7,176$1,975$16,680$1,975
2020-2021$7,176$1,981$16,680$1,981
2021-2022$7,176$1,985$16,680$1,985
2022-2023$7,176$1,991$16,680$1,991
The graduate school tuition & fees of Fresno State is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the California graduate tuition is $21,739 (public) / $23,972 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-San Marcos$9,167$18,671
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
California Graduate Schools$19,794$22,593
Public$11,472$21,739
Private$23,972
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,092 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Fresno State.
On-campus living costs are increased by 5.20% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,748. Off-campus living costs are increased by 68.24% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$13,000$2,612$15,150$2,730
2019-2020$13,000$3,208$16,189$3,282
2020-2021$13,150$3,152$16,180$4,222
2021-2022$13,150$2,658$10,191$3,330
2022-2023$13,972$2,658$18,628$4,120
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-San Marcos. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396
2022-2023$396

Graduate Programs at Fresno State

California State University-San Marcos offers 37 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 522 students have completed their study at California State University-San Marcos.
Offered Degrees at California State University-San Marcos
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree234492
Doctor's degree - professional practice100
Post Bachelor's Degree11130
Post Master's Degree200
Total375522
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-San Marcos by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Communication Sciences and Disorders program with 30 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Public Health program with 94 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 0 completers.
California State University-San Marcos offers 37 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 522 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 492 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 30 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 26 completers-
Computer Science12-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance14-
Education [+] (3 completers) 82 completers$58,500
Education22$58,500
Bilingual and Multilingual Education13-
Curriculum and Instruction16-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Special Education and Teaching15$62,300
Reading Teacher Education16-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 3 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature3-
English Language and Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 27 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biotechnology19-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics8-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 10 completers-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness10-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chemistry1-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology9-
Human Services [+] 89 completers-
Social Work89$48,800
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Sociology8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 159 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist37-
Public Health94-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse28$100,400
Business [+] 59 completers-
Business Administration and Management59$71,700
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total492
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Total-
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] --
Special Education and Teaching--
Business --
Total30
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences --
Total-

Graduate Student Population at Fresno State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,195 students enrolled into California State University-San Marcos graduate schools where it has total 15,109 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 831 full-time and 364 part-time graduate students. By gender, 335 male and 860 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,195335860
Full-time831236595
Part-tme36499265
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 371 White (31.05%), 40 Black/African American (3.35%), 459 Hispanic (38.41%), 120 Asian (10.04%), and 205 students with other races. 78 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,195335860
American Indian/Native American202
Asian1203585
Black/African American401426
Hispanic45993366
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander413
White371113258
Two More662343
Un-Known551837
Non-resident Alien783840
California State University-San Marcos offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 263 graduate students (22.01% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 431 graduate students (36.07% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,195
Enrolled Online Exclusively263
Enrolled Some Online Courses431
Not in Online Courses501
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California State University-San Marcos. 337 students are aged 20 to 24 (28.20% of total students), 46 students are aged above 50 (3.85%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-San Marcos.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,195335860
Age 20-2116412
Age 22-2432170251
Age 25-29375107268
Age 30-3418859129
Age 35-391214081
Age 40-491284187
Age 50-64431330
Over 64312

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