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Student Costs
​CSU TUITION FEES: 2016-17​​
​​Undergraduate​$5,472
​Credential​$6,348
​Graduate/Postbaccalaureate​$6,738
​Education Doctorate​$11,118
​Nursing Practice Doctorate​$14,340
​Physical Therapy Doctorate​$16,148
​Graduate Busine​​ss Professional Fee​State university tuition fee plus $254 per semester unit or $169 per quarter unit
​Out-of-State Students​State uni​versity tuition fee plus $372 per semester unit or $248 per quarter unit
​Campus-based fees ​​add an average of $1,343 to student costs. ​ ​

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Financial Aid

In 2015-16, more than $4.2 billion was distributed to 372,000 students—80 percent of the CSU’s total student population. The average award was $11,100. Presidential Scholars Programs, which provide full scholarships to National Merit and high school valedictorians, are also available at many CSU campuses.

—80 percent of the CSU’s total student population recieved Financial Aid