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California State University-Bakersfield Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,248 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$8,787 on campus room & board
$1,752 books
$1,237 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$28,906 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,130 tuition
$8,787 on campus room & board
$1,752 books
$1,237 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,936 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
84% of students receive aid
68% get federal aid ($4,707 avg)
52% get state aid ($2,567 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($5,936 avg)
39% get loans ($4,383 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 10.2% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.21% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$9,641,532
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $10,491 76%
Federal Grant Aid $4,707 68%
Pell Grants $4,642 67%
Other Federal Grants $621 8%
Institution Grant Aid $5,936 59%
State Grant Aid $2,567 52%
Student Loans $4,383 39%
Federal Loans $4,303 39%
Other Loans $9,254 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: April 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California State University-Bakersfield offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
(661) 654-2782
http://www.csub.edu/FinAid/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Taylor from Bakersfield, CA
  • May-13-2014 I am a current student here

    For a CSU, the tuition price isn't bad and Bakersfield is a pretty cheap place to live compared to schools that are located in bigger cities.

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  • 4
  • Jason from Bakersfield, CA
  • Nov-28-2013 I am a current student here

    This school is incredibly high quality for the money you are investing. You are getting top notch education from reputable professors and some classes, such as my math class only have 15 students.

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