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CSUSM Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of CSUSM students.

CSUSM Student Population

16,367 Total Students
12,381 Undergraduates
979 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend California State University - San Marcos?

CSUSM total enrollment is approximately 16,367 students. 12,381 are undergraduates and 979 are graduate students.

CSUSM Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSUSM undergraduate population is made up of 63% women, and 37% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSUSM Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 6,156
White 3,195
Asian 1,126
Multi-Ethnic 640
International 441
Black or African American 386
Unknown 383
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 29

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CSUSM Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 71% of full-time grad students are women, and 29% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSUSM Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 367
Hispanic 334
Asian 79
International 56
Unknown 50
Multi-Ethnic 48
Black or African American 40
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CSUSM Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 7,714
White 4,457
Asian 1,533
Multi-Ethnic 843
International 624
Unknown 591
Black or African American 528
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 44

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - San Marcos Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 986
Asian 136
Black or African American 62
Multi-Ethnic 35
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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CSUSM Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 10,145 female students and 6,222 male students at CSUSM.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CSUSM is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  74.80 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 1,001 female teachers and 598 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

2.04% Out of State
2% Out of the Country

CSUSM ranks 1,460 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

2.04% of CSUSM students come from out of state, and 2% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  33 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 2,066
Washington 5
Arizona 5
Colorado 5
Alaska 4

International Students at CSUSM

Students from 56 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.36% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  78.60 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSUSM, 48.36% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,003
22-24 3,754
20-21 3,616
25-29 2,158
35 and over 1,105
30-34 871
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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