College of San Mateo

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General Information

Admission Office

1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6165
Fax: (650) 574-6506
[email protected]
Contact: Henry Villareal
Dean of Admissions and Records
Main Address

1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161


Total undergrads: 10,957
Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,624


Suburban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No
Admissions Policies/Requirements

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Nursing program has separate requirements.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture, Ornamental A,C

Arts, Visual & Performing
Commercial/Advertising Art A,C
Film Production/Cinematography A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Painting A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology A
Biomedical Sciences A

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,C
Business – General A,C
Entrepreneurial Studies A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Logistics/Materials Management A,C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services A
Real Estate A,C

Communications & Journalism
Advertising A
Broadcast Journalism A,C

Communications Technologies
Communications Technologies – General A,C

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance C
Pipefitting A

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature
French A
German A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Records Technology C
Nursing (RN) A
Substance Abuse Counseling A,C

Law & Legal Studies
Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Personal & Culinary Services
Personal & Culinary Services – General A,C

Physical Sciences
Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A

Security & Protective Services
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C

Social Sciences
Social Sciences – General A

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Transportation A,C
Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do 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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