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» What is the Cost of Attendance?

A student’s Cost of Attendance is an institutional figure that is a part of determining a student’s financial Need.  The Cost of Attendance is comprised of tuition, general fees, books and supplies, room and board, personal expenses and transportation.  Additional items may be included depending on a student's individual circumstances.  Items that may be included in the Cost of Attendance are also outlined on StudentAid.ed.gov.  A student’s Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) is subtracted from the student’s Cost of Attendance to determine a student’s financial Need.  This calculation is the same at every institution that awards federal financial aid.  While the calculation is the same, the Cost of Attendance figure may create a different financial Need for the same student at different institutions.  The calculation is as follows:

Tuition and Fees + Living Expenses – EFC = Financial Need

To view each programs Cost of Attendance, expand the program’s tab below.

The Cost of Attendance is not a student's actual charges.  The Cost of Attendance is strictly used by the Office of Financial Aid to determine financial aid eligibility.  These figures may not be directly reflected on a student's bill.

Cost of Attendance Breakdown

Tuition and Fees based on full-time enrollment of 12 to 18 units.  Additional charges will apply for students enrolled in more than 18 a semester.  Health Insurance is not automatically included in the Cost of Attendance.

+ - 2017-2018 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

 With Parents/Relatives  Off Campus   On Campus 
Tuition  $        50,210.00  $     50,210.00  $    50,210.00
Fees
  Wellness Center  $             244.00  $          244.00  $         244.00
  Associated Student Body Fee  $             140.00  $          140.00  $         140.00
Books and Supplies  $          1,560.00  $       1,560.00  $      1,560.00
Room  $          3,850.00  $       7,884.00  $      10,176.00
Board  $          1,566.00  $       1,566.00  $      4,734.00
Personal  $          1,500.00  $       1,500.00  $      1,500.00
Transportation  $          2,500.00  $       2,500.00  $         800.00
Loan Fees  $             100.00  $          100.00  $         100.00
Total  $        61,670.00  $     65,704.00  $    69,464.00

+ - 2017-2018 Graduate Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by department.  Please visit the Student Business Service Current Tuitition page for Graduate Tuition rates and Rinker Health Sciences Tuition rates, or the Fowler School of Law's Tutition and fees page for Fowler Law Tutition rates.

Books and Supplies   $70/unit
Room and Board  With Parent $1010/month
On/Off Campus $1872/month
Personal    $662/month
Transportation   $320/month
Loan Fees Main Campus $565/semester
Rinker Campus $493/trimester

+ - 2016-2017 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance

 With Parents/Relatives  Off Campus   On Campus 
Tuition  $        48,310.00  $     48,310.00  $    48,310.00
Fees
  Wellness Center  $             244.00  $          244.00  $         244.00
  Associated Student Body Fee  $             140.00  $          140.00  $         140.00
  Parking  $             370.00  $          370.00  $         370.00
Books and Supplies  $          1,500.00  $       1,500.00  $      1,500.00
Room  $          4,000.00  $       8,762.00  $      9,812.00
Board  $          2,900.00  $       3,506.00  $      4,556.00
Personal  $          1,500.00  $       1,500.00  $      1,500.00
Transportation  $          2,500.00  $       2,500.00  $         400.00
Loan Fees  $             100.00  $          100.00  $         100.00
Total  $        61,564.00  $     66,932.00  $    66,932.00