Costs and Finances

CSU Trustees Approve Tuition Increase

The CSU Board of Trustees have approved a tuition increase. Details can be found here:

Tuition Information

Please visit the Student Financial Services website for tuition fee payment deadlines and details. For estimated Cost of Attendance information please click here

Financial Aid and Scholarship Office

Visit our Financial Aid and Scholarship office to apply for aid, research the types of aid available, and learn about your financial aid award. You can also research scholarship opportunities through Chico State, and apply online for hundreds of different scholarships.

CSU Net Price and Cost Calculator

To access the CSU Net Price & Cost Calculator (CSUNPCC), which helps to estimate student financial aid eligibility information, please visit

Pay Your Application Fee Online

To pay your $55 application fee online please visit You will need your Chico State Student ID number and your date of birth to begin the process.