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Paying for College

How Much Does the CSU Cost?

The California State University makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimu​​​m. Find out what to expect for tuition (for California residents and those who live outside the state) and the fee to apply to the CSU:

2016-2017 CSU Fees ​​​

How Much Does It Cost to Live and Study at a Campus?

A California State University education is a great value and this resource gives a comprehensive view of tuition, books, transportation, food and housing costs.

See Cost of Attendance

Financial Aid

Explore each type of financial aid​ to find options that will help you pay for school and living expenses.

GrantsLoansScholarshipsWork-StudyVeterans' Aid

Questions About the 2017-18 Tuition Increase?

See the increases and learn why more funding is needed
and if you’ll be affected by the change.