College of San Mateo

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College of San Mateo Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(650) 574-6161
Website:www.collegeofsanmateo.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:collegeofsanmateo.edu/admissions/apply.asp
Address:1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
Setting:21
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,048
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,088 (78% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$1,400
Out-of-state Tuition:$6,300
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:39%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$3,963

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

College of San Mateo Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at College of San Mateo.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services78
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs23
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services56
Construction Trades42
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields23
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics21
Health Professions and Related Programs55
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Personal and Culinary Services11
Physical Sciences14
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences13
Visual and Performing Arts38
Grand total4160

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at College of San Mateo.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at College of San Mateo and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$1,400
Out-of-state$6,300
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid31639%
Grant or scholarship aid31539%$3,963
Student loan aid30%$4,707

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,54040%$2,248
Federal student loans711%$6,076

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for College of San Mateo. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled College of San Mateo students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

College of San Mateo Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,048
Undergraduate enrollment9,048
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

College of San Mateo Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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