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Most Helpful Review for California State University-San Marcos
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Ali from Carlsbad, CA
  • 21 out of 22 people found this review helpful

I have attended Cal State San Marcos since Fall of last year. The greatest thing, in regards to the learning environment at Cal State San Marcos, is that students get to feel like a student and not just another number. The classes are rather small- medium size, about high school size, depending on where you went to high school, which allows students, should they choose, to develop great relationships with their professors. I got to personally know each one of the the professors I've had thus far and it's been such a great experience. They have taught me so much...

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  • Andrea from Covina, CA
  • Jan-15-2016 I am a current student here

    If you're looking for a small school, not in the city Cal State San Marcos is the school for you. The campus is beautiful and brand new and the school is starting t expand so they will begin to start offering more majors.

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  • Regina from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    CSUSM is a wonderful and diverse university. Everyone is welcoming and open which creates the perfect environment for learning. As a Freshman living on campus this year, CSUSM has really motivated me to finish my education and pursue dreams beyond my limits.

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  • Sarah from Santa Ysabel, CA
  • Jun-27-2015 I am a current student here

    CSUSM has wonderful programs for students who are pursing business or nursing majors. The campus life is friendly and there are tons of activities to get involved. The resources and academic counseling offered by CSUSM is extensive.

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  • Kristen
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a small school that allows you to have personal relationships with your professors. We have beautiful housing that is brand new! Great commuter campus or for dorming, there are so many cool cities to visit around it as well.

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  • Brianna from San Jacinto, CA
  • Dec-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Small class sizes beneficial for focused student learning. Professors and staff both express dedication to helping students advance in higher learning. There are many opportunities here for jobs, internships, research studies, community services, clubs, etc.

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  • Tyler from Redlands, CA
  • Oct-10-2014 I am a current student here

    California State University- San Marcos is a nice campus it is not a huge campus so finding your way around is easy and simple. Its a nice environment and some classes are not huge with 100s of people. Most classrooms has an average number of students related to high school. It allows you to get to know the professor and build an academic relationship with them.

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  • Alexandre from La Mesa, CA
  • Jun-06-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Very diverse and clean with a good touch of nature. new dorms are amazing. campus is home away from home.

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  • Idette from San Diego, CA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    When i first heard about this college it wasn't as interesting as it is now. When i first stepped on their campus i realized that this University was different than the rest. It's not a big university but it's very nice and i can tell that students find themselves comfortable with the environment. With this said, my older sister attends CSUSM and so will I.

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