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Our Tuition is 32% Below
the National Average

Big Dreams, Not Big Debt

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Delivering Exceptional Value

The value we deliver to our students is core to our founding principles and part of our legacy. Offering a remarkable depth and breadth of educational programs with tuition fees well below the national average — while being recognized as a top institution in the West for students graduating with the least debt — are achievements we hold high.


 

Low Cost for Students  footnote

Average Tuition and Fees, 2015-16

$2,538

CSUF "net price" paid by full-time undergraduates

$6,440

CSUF "sticker price" charged to all full-time undergraduates

$9,410

National "sticker price" charged to public four-years full-time in-state undergraduates

 

Low Student Indebtedness  footnote

Average % of freshmen assuming loans
CSUF $14,965 42
CA Average $21,382 55
National Public Four-Year $25,902 60
National Private (Not-for-Profit) Four-Year $29,657 64

 

U.S News Report Infographic

CSUF has the second-lowest percentage of graduates with debt among regional universities in the West.  footnote

 

CSUF delivers 109 degrees at 45% below the national average cost of attendance.

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Meaningful Outcomes  footnote

As just one assessment of student outcomes, CSUF graduates earn more than the national average.

$82,500

CSUF graduates' mid-career median salary

$60,500

National mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities

 

A National Leader in Affordability, Accessibility and Quality  footnote

CSUF is one of only five institutions doing a good job serving low-income students among 1,200 four-year colleges and universities.

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