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Student Costs
​CSU TUITION FEES: 2016-17​​
​​Undergraduate​$5,742
​Credential​$6,660
​Graduate/Postbaccalaureate​$7,176
​Education Doctorate​$11,838
​Nursing Practice Doctorate
​$15,270
​Physical Therapy Doctorate​$17,196
​Graduate Busine​​ss Professional Fee​State university tuition fee plus $270 per semester unit or $180 per quarter unit
​Out-of-State Students​State uni​versity tuition fee plus $396 per semester unit or $264 per quarter unit
​Campus-based fees ​​add an average of $1,475 to student costs. ​ ​

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Financial Aid

In 2016–17, $4.25 billion was distributed to 380,000 students - 80 percent of the CSU’s total student population. The average award was $11,160. 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