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California State University-Fullerton Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$23,800 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$15,342 on campus room & board
$1,898 books and supplies
$1,088 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$34,960 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,632 tuition
$15,342 on campus room & board
$1,898 books and supplies
$1,088 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,373 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
75% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,824 avg)
65% get state aid ($2,478 avg)
37% get institn'l aid ($5,373 avg)
32% get loans ($5,609 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.98% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.714% 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

$24,710,301
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,161 71%
Federal Grant Aid $4,824 46%
Pell Grants $4,730 46%
Other Federal Grants $792 5%
Institution Grant Aid $5,373 37%
State Grant Aid $2,478 65%
Student Loans $5,609 32%
Federal Loans $4,972 32%
Other Loans $11,655 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: July 7
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 22
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California State University-Fullerton offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011
http://www.fullerton.edu/financialaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State $372

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • niki from ca
  • Aug-15-2016 I am a current student here

    attending a cal state is one of the cheapest ways to get an education in california, but people know that csuf is a good school. getting an undergraduate degree here is similar to programs at other universities, but i hear great things from the graduate students. some people who have obtained their master's degree at csuf have gone on to become city managers and successful in their careers.

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  • 2
  • Taylor from Monterey Park, CA
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    The academic rigor is only slightly higher than that of a community college. I wouldn't recommend it if you are strapped for cash. It's definitely not that much better than a community college academics wise. If you chose to attend a Cal State, do it for the campus life and college experience rather than anything else.

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  • 4
  • Cinthia from Los Angeles, CA
  • Jul-25-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Fullerton is awesome they come up with a payment plan for you if you don't have enough funds to pay for college

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  • 5
  • Sam
  • Nov-23-2014 I am a current student here

    I really like my professors. I can live at the library. Tuition is much lower than UC schools. It's a little above $3000 right now. Some free software and free OCTA bus pass.

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