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International Admissions & Outreach

Tuition Cost and Fees

Students must demonstrate an ability to pay the University’s estimated cost of attendance for the first academic year. Scholarships, Grants, and Fee Waivers and Student Employment are two ways for students to earn money for tuition and living expenses.

For information on making payments, see Payment Methods.

Estimated Expenses For One Academic Year
 BACHELOR’S DEGREE
Undergraduate Students
MASTER’S DEGREE 
Graduate Students
Registration Fees$7,814$9,248
Non-Resident Tuition ($396/unit)$9,504 (12 Units X 2)$7,128 (9 units X 2)
Books & Supplies$1,150$1,142
Housing & Meals$11,314$11,314
Personal$1,904$1,904
Health Insurance$694$694
TOTAL$32,380$31,430
  MBA: Add $270/unit
  $4,860
  MBA TOTAL   $36,290

Notes

  • There are additional fees for summer courses.
  • There is an additional charge of $270 per unit for MBA courses. 
  • Students must also bring or purchase health and accident insurance each semester.

As you can see from the chart above, international students pay registration fees (which all students pay) and non-resident tuition at an additional $396 for each unit taken during the semester. For more information about fees, go to Registration & Non -Resident Fees and Fee Deadlines.


DISCLAIMER: The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum.  Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate.  Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees.   All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun.  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).