We offer study abroad opportunities, support to over 700 international students studying at CSM from over 50 countries, campus events that highlight our cultural diversity, such as World Village and World Chat, as well as professional development opportunities for globalizing our campus and curriculum.
Through the development of a diverse and connected campus community, we are educating the next generation of global citizens.
We look forward to welcoming you to the College of San Mateo!
San Mateo Community College District
The College of San Mateo is a part of the San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCD), which also includes Cañada College and Skyline College. The Colleges are located in California’s Bay Area between San Francisco and San Jose in Silicon Valley and serves over 45,000. The Colleges offer certificate and associate degree programs including transfer programs to 4-year public and private universities and career-technical programs.
The Board of Trustees of the SMCCD affirms its Commitment to Social Justice that “Ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship or status, have access to affordable, high-quality education is essential.”
The SMCCD and College of San Mateo value the diversity of our campus and student body. We respect the rights of all students attending College of San Mateo and will protect student privacy to the extent of the law. Please download the following guides to stay informed about your rights: