Graduate Studies

Tuition Costs, Aid, & Scholarships

An overview of tuition costs, financial aid, and scholarships for graduate students pursuing a master's degree.

Cost of Grad School

Tuition and Fees
Up-to-date cost information.

Net Price Calculator 
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Cost of Attendance Table
Get a general idea of total cost of attendance.

77% of Chico State students receive financial aid.

For Questions and Assistance, Contact:

Financial Aid & Scholarship Office
Student Services Center, Room 250
530-898-6451
finaid@csuchico.edu
scholarships@csuchico.edu


Financial Aid and Scholarships

Graduate students qualify for federal student aid (FAFSA) and Wildcat scholarships.

Fellowships, Awards, and Grant Opportunities


Adelente Program: Aid for Latinx and Low Income Students

Have you heard about Chico State’s Adelante program? It’s a pipeline program funded by a five-year, $2.9 million grant helping Latinx and low-income students get into and through pay for graduate school.

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About Scholarships

California State University, Chico provides merit and scholarship awards to deserving students for graduate studies and many go unfilled.

Each year the number and size of these awards vary according to annual endowment earnings, contributions to scholarship funds, and applicant qualifications.

Scholarships are provided based on a variety of criteria including academic merit, financial need, participation in clubs and activities, volunteer and community involvement, major and career goals, etc.

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