Paying for California State University-Long Beach

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $6,846 for California residents and $18,726 for out-of-state students at California State University-Long Beach. The graduate school tuition & fees is $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for out-of-state students.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $16,366 when a student lives on campus and $18,338 when a student lives off campus at California State University-Long Beach.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $18,726 ($6,846 California residents)
  • Graduate Tuition: $17,784 ($8,280 California residents)

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $6,846 for California residents and $18,726 for out-of-state students at California State University-Long Beach. The graduate school tuition & fees is $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for out-of-state students. 71 out of total 31,690 undergraduate students (0%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $8,560.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $16,366 when a student lives on campus and $18,338 when a student lives off campus at California State University-Long Beach. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $37,150 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $28,590.
California State University-Long Beach 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$6,846 (California Residents)
$18,726 (out-of-state)
Living Costs$16,366 (On-campus)
$18,338 (Off-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$25,258 (California Residents)
$37,138 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$27,230 (California Residents)
$39,110 Out-of-State
Average Financial Amount$8,560
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$16,698 (California Residents)
$28,578 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$18,670 (California Residents)
$30,550 Out-of-State

Cal State Long Beach 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of California State University-Long Beach are $6,846 for California residents and $18,726 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.19% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $8,280 for California residents and $17,784 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.20% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at California State University-Long Beach
UndergraduateGraduate
California residentsOut of StateCalifornia residentsOut of State
2015-2016$6,452$17,612$7,718$16,646
2016-2017$6,460$17,620$7,726$16,654
2017-2018$6,730$18,610$8,164$17,668
2018-2019$6,798$18,678$8,232$17,736
2019-2020$6,834$18,714$8,268$17,772
2020-2021$6,846$18,726$8,280$17,784

Cal State Long Beach 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,440 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Long Beach. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.69% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,338. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.15% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at California State University-Long Beach
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$11,880$2,772$12,492$2,838
2016-2017$12,398$2,854$12,910$2,934
2017-2018$12,484$2,904$13,486$2,974
2018-2019$12,986$2,952$14,090$3,024
2019-2020$13,158$3,208$15,056$3,282
2020-2021$13,158$3,152$13,156$3,798

Cal State Long Beach 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour at California State University-Long Beach 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-Long Beach. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour California State University-Long Beach
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

Cal State Long Beach 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at California State University-Long Beach is $2,058. The book & supply costs are increased by 2.80% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies California State University-Long Beach
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,860
2016-2017$1,898
2017-2018$1,948
2018-2019$2,002
2019-2020$2,058
2020-2021$1,050

Cal State Long Beach Alternative Tuition Plans

California State University-Long Beach offers alternative tuition plans including Tuition payment plan.
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