Paying for California State University-Chico

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for out-of-state students at California State University-Chico. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,298 for California residents and $18,802 for out-of-state students.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $16,218 when a student lives on campus and $16,012 when a student lives off campus at California State University-Chico.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $19,744 ($7,864 California residents)
  • Graduate Tuition: $18,802 ($9,298 California residents)

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for out-of-state students at California State University-Chico. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,298 for California residents and $18,802 for out-of-state students. 63 out of total 16,483 undergraduate students (0%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $8,778.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $16,218 when a student lives on campus and $16,012 when a student lives off campus at California State University-Chico. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $37,932 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $29,154.
California State University-Chico 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$7,864 (California Residents)
$19,744 (out-of-state)
Living Costs$16,218 (On-campus)
$16,012 (Off-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$25,994 (California Residents)
$37,874 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$25,788 (California Residents)
$37,668 Out-of-State
Average Financial Amount$8,778
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$17,216 (California Residents)
$29,096 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$17,010 (California Residents)
$28,890 Out-of-State

California State University-Chico 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of California State University-Chico are $7,864 for California residents and $19,744 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.02% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $9,298 for California residents and $18,802 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.07% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at California State University-Chico
UndergraduateGraduate
California residentsOut of StateCalifornia residentsOut of State
2015-2016$7,022$18,182$8,288$17,216
2016-2017$7,040$18,200$8,306$17,234
2017-2018$7,348$19,228$8,782$18,286
2018-2019$7,608$19,488$9,042$18,546
2019-2020$7,806$19,686$9,240$18,744
2020-2021$7,864$19,744$9,298$18,802

California State University-Chico 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,218 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Chico. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.42% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,012. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.19% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at California State University-Chico
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$12,234$2,476$10,996$2,476
2016-2017$12,536$2,478$11,360$2,478
2017-2018$12,712$2,506$11,862$2,506
2018-2019$12,550$2,548$12,390$2,548
2019-2020$13,422$2,796$13,216$2,796
2020-2021$13,500$2,174$11,314$2,598

California State University-Chico 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour at California State University-Chico is -$1 for California residents and $396 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year. the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is -$1 for California residents and $396 for other students at California State University-Chico. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour California State University-Chico
UndergraduateGraduate
California residentsOut of StateCalifornia residentsOut of State
2015-2016-$372-$372
2016-2017-$372-$372
2017-2018-$396-$396
2018-2019-$396-$396
2019-2020-$396-$396
2020-2021-$396-$396

California State University-Chico 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at California State University-Chico is $1,970. The book & supply costs are increased by 2.71% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies California State University-Chico
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,764
2016-2017$1,792
2017-2018$1,854
2018-2019$1,918
2019-2020$1,970
2020-2021$1,148

California State University-Chico Alternative Tuition Plans

California State University-Chico offers alternative tuition plans including Tuition payment plan.
Alternative Tuition Plans offered by California State University-Chico
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