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California State University-San Bernardino Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$17,871 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$9,972 on campus room & board
$1,572 books
$855 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$29,529 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,130 tuition
$9,972 on campus room & board
$1,572 books
$855 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,526 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
83% of students receive aid
66% get federal aid ($4,745 avg)
51% get state aid ($2,327 avg)
62% get institn'l aid ($5,526 avg)
39% get loans ($4,849 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 4.04% 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 $10,544 73%
Federal Grant Aid $4,745 66%
Pell Grants $4,698 66%
Other Federal Grants $779 4%
Institution Grant Aid $5,526 62%
State Grant Aid $2,327 51%
Student Loans $4,849 39%
Federal Loans $4,739 38%
Other Loans $8,615 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-San Bernardino offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Marisa from Highland, CA
  • Nov-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Tuition is at 2,180 right now for full-time. Other schools are higher so I consider CSUSB to be a great price. Tuition does always increase yearly though.

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  • Patricia from Lancaster, CA
  • Jul-15-2014 I am a current student here

    It is a Cal State so tuition isn't as high as other California schools, but as a biology student I believe that I have had a more hands on education than I would have had at a University of California campus for example. I have had only one biology class that did not also require a lab class to be taken with it (as well as physics and organic and inorganic chemistry classes). In fact the biology program at CSUSB has as many or more required lab classes than any school in the country (including ivy league schools).

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