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California State University-Long Beach Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,380 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$11,352 on campus room & board
$1,788 books and supplies
$768 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$30,540 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,632 tuition
$11,352 on campus room & board
$1,788 books and supplies
$768 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,474 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
49% get federal aid ($4,718 avg)
46% get state aid ($2,800 avg)
40% get institn'l aid ($5,474 avg)
36% get loans ($5,368 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 9.94% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.99% 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 $9,931 58%
Federal Grant Aid $4,718 49%
Pell Grants $4,690 49%
Other Federal Grants $528 3%
Institution Grant Aid $5,474 40%
State Grant Aid $2,800 46%
Student Loans $5,368 36%
Federal Loans $4,974 36%
Other Loans $13,380 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California State University-Long Beach offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Gaby from San Diego, CA
  • Oct-26-2016 I am a current student here

    Bowling aisle. It is so much fun and they have great music too. There are so many things, you just have to look for them.

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  • 4
  • Jacky from Lancaster, CA
  • Apr-05-2015 I am a current student here

    CSULB was ranked #10 in the nation for how cheap it is, without depriving students of a quality education. The financial aid office is always ready for any questions, and there are lots of workshops to attend if you still have questions. Need I say more?

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  • 5
  • Anonymous
  • Feb-07-2015 I am a current student here

    You will never regret coming to school at Long Beach both because of great professors and great students which will help you make life-long connections.

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  • 4
  • Brandon Fonseca
  • Dec-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Tuition compared to many schools is good and affordable. The experiences on campus and the professors CSULB provides, are more than worth the cost.

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