In the San Diego County foothills, San Marcos is a dynamic city a short hop from some of Southern California’s best beaches. Like many of Califronia's cities, San Marcos a social, culturally rich town alive with the great outdoors—beaches, mountains, and deserts—where adventures hover around every corner and the food is fantastic.
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California State University, San Marcos
Founded in 1989, California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) opened its doors to students in fall of 1990 and became the 20th campus in California State University’s 23-campus family. Today, more than 14,000 students attend the 304-acre campus in the foothills of northern San Diego County. From here, it is a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the US–Mexico border.
CSUSM is one of 34 public universities in the US recognized by the Carnegie Foundation in the Community Engagement Classification for both Curricular Engagement and Outreach & Partnerships.
Learn more at California State University San Marcos' official website.
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