Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $4,398
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO

College of San Mateo is a two year, public college in San Mateo, California. Students enrolled in the College of San Mateo can enroll in an Associate’s Degree program or a Certificate program. Some certificates require less than two-years of full-time study.

College of San Mateo Veteran and Military Support Programs

College of San Mateo offers the following veteran and military support programs:

College of San Mateo is a MyCAA approved school.

At the College of San Mateo, upon presentation of separation or discharge papers, veterans are exempted from the Physical Education requirements for the AA/AS degree. They are also granted six units of elective credit toward the AA/AS degree. In addition, veterans who qualify may receive credit for military service schools toward the Associate in Arts/Science degree upon presentation of proof to the Office of Admissions and Records.

Message from College of San Mateo

College of San Mateo is located at the northern corridor of Silicon Valley and situated on a beautiful 153-acre site in the San Mateo hills that provides a panoramic view of San Francisco Bay. Since 1922, CSM has been a gateway to higher education leading to university transfer, career preparation and advancement, and professional and personal development. The College currently serves approximately 10,000 day, evening and weekend students. CSM students reflect the diversity of the Bay Area and have a range of educational goals. To best serve our students, the curriculum offers a wealth of programs that include traditional, semester-length and short courses in addition to distance education.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 1,400/yr
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 1,400/yr
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    N/A
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0/yr

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH
    $4,398
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    NO
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    NO
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    NO
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $1,400
    In State
    $6,300
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $0
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Cost Per Credit
    N/A
    In State
    N/A
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,791
Student Population
  • Student Count
    7,779
    Undergarduate
    0
    Graduate
    330
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    50.2%
    Population
  • Female
    49.8%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No ethnic affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    PUBLIC
  • Setting
    Suburb
  • Accrediation Type
    REGIONAL
  • Duration
    2 Year
  • Calendar
    SEMESTERS
  • Online Undergraduate
    YES
  • Online Graduate
    NO
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted

4.1

(127 Review)

Nina Fridley

1 week ago

I found it's an amazing experience, the priceds are very reasonable too. I recommend this amazing University.

Nina Fridley

1 week ago

I found it's an amazing experience, the priceds are very reasonable too. I recommend this amazing University.

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