The cost of going to college isn’t as simple as just paying for tuition and campus fees, of course. Some students live on campus, others commute; some are California residents, while others come from out-of-state. And most CSU students need some form of financial aid while earning their degree.
Tuition & Fees
Find information on the base costs of attending the CSU, including systemwide tuition and campus mandatory fees.
Use this tool to compare just tuition and fees for up to three CSU campuses.
Estimate your eligibility for need-based financial aid like grants and loans to attend a CSU campus.
Estimate how much each CSU campus will cost for tuition, fees, housing, and other expenses.
All CSU-listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the Presidents, as appropriate. Changes in mandatory systemwide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act (Sections 66028 - 66028.6 of the Education Code).
Information about mandatory and other fee waivers authorized by the California Legislature.
Most CSU students qualify for some type of financial aid, whether a grant, loan, scholarship, work-study program or a combination of these.