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College of San Mateo Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

10,288 Students

100% Admitted

  • 9,263 full time
  • 7,708 part time
  • 1,398 men full time
  • 1,182 women full time
  • open enrollment

9,263 Undergraduates

$1,344 Tuition/Year

  • 1,146 Non-Degree
  • $1,344 in state
  • $56 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,791 books and supplies

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Far West Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Kathryn from San Mateo, CA
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  • College of San Mateo is one of the greatest campuses on the Peninsula. As a returning student after being laid off three years ago, going back to school has given…

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  • Reina
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  • csm is the best of a community college and a commuter school. people go here to take classes, which are $36 a unit, and often have part-time jobs they drive…

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  • Kana from Torrance, CA
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  • CSM is a clean and refreshing campus to be on. The professors there are amazing (at least the ones I've had) and work with you for whatever needs you might…

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  • Min from Belmont, CA
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  • CSM is a good school to prepare for a 4 year university. The class sizes are great for student-teacher interaction. They've built new facilities as well!…

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  • Emma from El Granada, CA
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  • The College of San Mateo is a great college to attend. I am yet to have a bad experience at this campus; my classes, professors, counselors and peers have…

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Mission Statement

College of San Mateo, the first community college in San Mateo County, is an open-access, student-focused, teaching and learning institution which serves the diverse educational, economic, social and cultural needs of the community. By offering comprehensive, quality programs and services, College of San Mateo educates students to participate successfully in a changing world.

College of San Mateo
  • Located in San Mateo, CA
  • Public
  • 10,288 students enrolled
  • - admitted
  • $1,344 annual cost to attend


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