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California State University-Sacramento Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,608 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$13,916 on campus room & board
$1,792 books and supplies
$1,428 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$33,768 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,632 tuition
$13,916 on campus room & board
$1,792 books and supplies
$1,428 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,734 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
82% of students receive aid
54% get federal aid ($4,896 avg)
70% get state aid ($2,516 avg)
46% get institn'l aid ($5,734 avg)
35% get loans ($5,120 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.36% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.509% 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 $9,086 78%
Federal Grant Aid $4,896 54%
Pell Grants $4,824 54%
Other Federal Grants $705 6%
Institution Grant Aid $5,734 46%
State Grant Aid $2,516 70%
Student Loans $5,120 35%
Federal Loans $4,936 35%
Other Loans $9,861 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
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Does California State University-Sacramento offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6566
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State $372


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Meta from Fresno, CA
  • Feb-22-2018 I am a current student here

    It is expensive and I have to keep on top of charges and deductions but they are always there to explain and offer additional financial assistance

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  • 4
  • Heather from Rocklin, CA
  • Oct-13-2017 I am a current student here

    As a California State school, Sacramento State is a much more affordable university than many other (non-community college) options in the Sacramento area such as UC Davis, which is more than double the tuition per year.

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  • 5
  • Joshua from Fresno, CA
  • Mar-04-2017 I am a current student here

    You could be paying more for tuition at a UC or private school, and Sacramento is more affordable than much of the rest of california.

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