Welcome to California State University San Marcos! We are an innovative and caring community dedicated to empowering students to realize their academic and personal dreams. We are excited to welcome you to our beautiful and vibrant campus, and look forward to supporting you every step of the way on your college journey.
Located in beautiful Northern San Diego County with a satellite campus in Temecula, we are a university of more than 16,000 diverse and talented students.
Known throughout the region for preparing students to become the leaders and change agents of tomorrow, we offer hands-on undergraduate research, community engagement, and quality academic programs that connect to regional industry needs.
At CSUSM, not only do you get an outstanding education, but there are countless opportunities to take part in rewarding and fun activities. From NCAA Division II athletics to clubs and organizations to arts and cultural events, we are certain you will find your time on campus to be enriching and full of memorable experiences.
Students are at the heart of everything we do, and we want to ensure that anyone who aspires to earn a college degree receives that opportunity. Our faculty, staff, and administrators are here to support you, and we look forward to welcoming you to the Cougar family!
Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D.