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California State University-Channel Islands Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,997 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$12,027 on campus room & board
$1,754 books
$744 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$31,655 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,130 tuition
$12,027 on campus room & board
$1,754 books
$744 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,406 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
67% of students receive aid
41% get federal aid ($4,640 avg)
32% get state aid ($3,057 avg)
37% get institn'l aid ($5,406 avg)
48% get loans ($6,064 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.95% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.71% 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

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,954 49%
Federal Grant Aid $4,640 41%
Pell Grants $4,572 41%
Other Federal Grants $500 6%
Institution Grant Aid $5,406 37%
State Grant Aid $3,057 32%
Student Loans $6,064 48%
Federal Loans $5,857 48%
Other Loans $10,893 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
award details Y N N N
- N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 7
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California State University-Channel Islands offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One University Dr
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 437-8400


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kelly
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    You are paying to go to a CSU, but you get a private school experience. You actually get to know the professor and vice versa. Most of my professors remember my name. Housing is way to expensive.

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  • Cheyenne from Moorpark, CA
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    For the size of a private school, the price is of a california state school so you receive a more personalized education without spending the extra money. Also, it is very close to the ocean which many people find ideal.

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