The College of San Mateo works hard to create an environment that will help students integrate their classroom studies with their activities outside of the classroom. The school has a local as well as international student population from 40 different countries.
College of San Mateo offers a comprehensive selection of academic support services. Resources include financial aid and scholarships, counseling, transfer services, tutoring, employment assistance, health services and childcare, among many others.
Students from San Mateo can also participate in sports activities including, track, softball, football, aquatics or baseball. They can also take part in the schools many extracurricular activities such as Anatomy Club, Architecture Club, Astronomy Outreach Club and Film Club to name just a few.