California State University - San Marcos
California State University San Marcos offers the ambiance of a small, personal campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Students benefit from the latest equipment and facilities, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful life. Building on an modern 27-year history, California State University San Marcos is a forward-focused institution, committed to getting ready future leaders, building extremely good communities and solving necessary issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos, the University is simply a brief distance from some of Southern California’s excellent beaches and an hour from the US-Mexico border. It is fifteen miles east of the ocean; just thirty miles north of downtown San Diego. Students are able to enjoy the resources of a major metropolitan area while escaping many of the stresses of urban life.