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California State University, San Marcos

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Road

San Marcos, CA 92096-0001

United States

Telephone: 760-750-4050

URL: http://www.csusm.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Mark Goor

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. http://www.collegeportraits.org/CA/CSUSM/undergrad_success

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 24, 2016

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1990

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1993

Undergraduate FTE: 13,454

Graduate FTE: 1,105

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Public

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Multi-institution System

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerRegina EisenbachDean, Academic Advising and Academic Programsregina@csusm.edu
Board of Directors ChairLillian KimbellChair of the Board of Trustees of the CSUtrusteesecretariat@calstate.edu
Chief Academic OfficerCarl KemnitzProvostckemnitz@csusm.edu
Chief Executive OfficerEllen NeufeldtPresidentneufeldte@csusm.edu
Chief Financial OfficerLeon WydenVice President, Finance and Administrative Serviceslwyden@csusm.edu
Director Institutional ResearchJeffrey MarksDirector of Institutional Planning & Analysisjmarks@csusm.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
3011311CSUSM at TemeculaTemeculaAdditionalActive
03011300California State University San MarcosSan MarcosMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Accelerated NursingBachelors2010On-Site
American Indian StudiesBachelors2017On-Site
AnthropologyBachelors2007On-Site
Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate of Advanced Study: Board Certified BehavioNon-degree2014On-Site
Applied PhysicsBachelors2007On-Site
Art, Media, and DesignBachelors2019On-Site
BiochemistryBachelors2004On-Site
Biological SciencesBachelors1990On-Site
Biological SciencesMasters1998On-Site
BiotechnologyMasters2009On-Site
BiotechnologyBachelors2005On-Site
Business AdministrationBachelors1999On-Site
Business AdministrationMasters1996On-Site
Certificate in Applied Geographic Information SystemsNon-degree2017On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Multicultural EducationNon-degree2008On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Biliteracy Education: SpanishNon-degree2002On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Business FoundationsNon-degree2015On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Business IntelligenceNon-degree2015On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Core Business KnowledgeNon-degree2015On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Cybersecurity Management, Risk and GovernanceNon-degree2018Distance Education
Certificate of Advanced Study in Cybersecurity TechnologiesNon-degree2018Distance Education
Certificate of Advanced Study in Education TechnologyNon-degree2011On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Hospitality and Tourism ManagementNon-degree2015On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in International BusinessNon-degree2015On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Leadership in Middle Level EducationNon-degree2014On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Middle Level EducationNon-degree2002On-Site
Certificate of Advanced Study in Science TeachingNon-degree2007On-Site
Certificate of Specialized Study in Military ScienceNon-degree2015On-Site
Certificates of Specialized Study: Basic EngiBeering™ and Brewing ScienceNon-degree2019On-Site
ChemistryMasters2019On-Site
ChemistryBachelors1993On-Site
Child and Adolescent DevelopmentBachelors2015On-Site
Clinical Nurse Leader Certificate (CNL)Non-degree2012On-Site
Clinical Nurse Specialist Certificate (CNSNon-degree2012On-Site
CommunicationBachelors1996On-Site
Computer ScienceBachelors1995On-Site
Computer ScienceMasters1997On-Site
Criminology and Justice StudiesBachelors2013Distance Education
Criminology and Justice StudiesBachelors2004On-Site
Curriculum and InstructionMasters2020On-Site
CybersecurityMasters2018Distance Education
Dual Language CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
EconomicsBachelors1991On-Site
EducationMasters1993On-Site
Education (with credentials)Masters1993Distance Education
Educational AdministrationMasters2018Distance Education
Educational LeadershipProfessional Doctorate2004On-Site
Electrical EngineeringBachelors2019On-Site
Environmental StudiesBachelors2015On-Site
Ethnic StudiesBachelors2018On-Site
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (FNP)Non-degree2013On-Site
Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate (PNP)Non-degree2012On-Site
GeographyBachelors2021On-Site
Global StudiesBachelors2009On-Site
Global Teacher Studies and Preparation CertificateNon-degree2012On-Site
HistoryBachelors1990On-Site
HistoryMasters2007On-Site
Human DevelopmentBachelors1997On-Site
International Baccalaureate Teacher Studies and PreparationNon-degree2013On-Site
KinesiologyMasters2016On-Site
KinesiologyBachelors2004On-Site
Liberal StudiesBachelors1990On-Site
Literature and Writing StudiesMasters1996On-Site
Literature and Writing StudiesBachelors1990On-Site
MathematicsBachelors1990On-Site
MathematicsMasters1993On-Site
Media StudiesBachelors2007On-Site
Multilingual and Multicultural EducationMasters2020On-Site
MusicBachelors2015On-Site
NursingBachelors2005On-Site
NursingBachelors2014Distance Education
NursingMasters2009On-Site
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
Palliative Care Nurse Specialist CertificateNon-degree2013On-Site
Political ScienceBachelors1991On-Site
Pre-Health Professions CertificateNon-degree2014On-Site
PsychologyBachelors1990On-Site
PsychologyMasters1994On-Site
Public HealthMasters2016On-Site
Public HealthMasters2018Distance Education
Reading, Language, and LiteracyMasters2018Distance Education
Social SciencesBachelors1990On-Site
Social SciencesBachelors2013Distance Education
Social WorkMasters2013On-Site
Sociological PracticeMasters1996On-Site
SociologyBachelors2013Distance Education
SociologyBachelors1990On-Site
Software EngineeringBachelors2018On-Site
SpanishMasters2000On-Site
SpanishBachelors1993On-Site
Special EducationMasters2018On-Site
Special MajorBachelors1993On-Site
Speech-Language PathologyBachelors2015On-Site
Speech-Language PathologyMasters2015On-Site
TheatreBachelors2019On-Site
Wildfire Science and the Urban InterfaceBachelors2018Distance Education
Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality StudiesBachelors1993On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2025Offsite Review
Spring2026Accreditation Visit