College of San Mateo


Location: Redwood City, California
Closest major city: San Francisco, California

Most popular majors: Accounting, Biology & Health Science, Chemistry, Dental, Assisting, Electronics Technology


College of San Mateo

College of San Mateo

College of San Mateo is located at the northern corridor of Silicon Valley and situated on a beautiful 153-acre site in the San Mateo hills that provides a panoramic view of San Francisco Bay. Since 1922, CSM has been a gateway to higher education leading to university transfer, career preparation and advancement, and professional and personal development. The College currently serves approximately 11,000 day, evening and weekend students. CSM students reflect the diversity of the Bay Area and have a range of educational goals. To best serve our students, the curriculum offers a wealth of programs that include traditional, semester-length and short courses in addition to distance learning options.

Scholarship: $ 100-$ 2,500

Institution type: 2-year, Public
Founded: 1922

Student population: 12,000
# international students: 120
Student/faculty ratio: 20:1

Standardized tests: TOEFL iBT 56

Ranking & Accreditation: Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Tuition & Living cost:
– Undergraduate: $9,000
– Living cost: $8,000

Housing options: Homestay

Enrollment deadline:
Fall semester: July 1st
Spring semester: Dec 1st

College of San Mateo



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