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Compare California State University - San Marcos’ Scorecard to Other Colleges

Review CSUSM’s educational quality, value, diversity and more. How does California State University - San Marcos compare to other colleges nationally, regionally, and in the state?

Value for your Money
NationwideLowD1,029 of 1,472
Region (Far Western US)BestA-86 of 604
State (California)GoodB27 of 90
Student Body Caliber
Admissions Selectivity61.7%A-585 of 3,678
Average Combined Old SAT Score (Math & Reading)1,045D881 of 1,217
Average Combined New SAT Score1130D881 of 1,217
Educational Resources
Student to Faculty Ratio25 : 1F3,487 of 3,794
Percentage of Full-Time Teachers46.4%C1,895 of 4,040
Average Faculty Compensation$7,400C+966 of 2,371
Expenditures per Student$7,425D+1,568 of 2,572
Degree Completion
Freshman Retention Rate77.0%B1,030 of 3,392
Graduation Rate53.9%C+1,323 of 3,271
Graduation Rate BoostBetter Than ExpectedA-295 of 2,108
Post Graduation Earnings
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Student Loan Default Rate
Ethnic DiversityGoodB+787 of 3,732
Male to Female DiversityGoodB1,622 of 3,732
Geographic DiversityLowD+2,057 of 3,452

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