Cost and Aid

How To Make a Payment

Installment Payment Plan

California State University Monterey Bay has an installment payment plan with guidelines issued by the CSU Chancellor's Office. This option plan enables students to defer a portion of their Tuition Fees Only.

NOTE: The Fall 2024 Installment Payment Plans have not been released yet. Please check this page later for the contracts.

These installment payment plans do not include meal plans or housing.

For information about Housing's payment plans for meal plans and housing, please visit the Housing and Meal Plan Installment Payment Plan website.

Fall 2024 Tuition Deadline - August 1st, 2024

  1. Download contract as PDF, and read through contract
  2. Make your 1st installment payment online
  3. Adobe Sign and Email the contract to

Your first payment, and the Adobe signed contract, is due on or before the tuition deadline. It can be submitted after the deadline, but you will not be able to enroll in classes until the Installment Payment Plan is paid and the contract submitted. If you plan on paying with a check, we advise that you use the eCheck method (no charge). Mailed checks must be received by the CSUMB Campus Service Center before the deadline.

In order to enroll on an Installment Payment Plan, you
must complete and sign the appropriate Installment Payment Plan Contract (IPP) available below.

A $33 non-refundable administrative fee (dictated by legislation) will be assessed to cover costs associated with the IPP including, but not limited to, interest income lost to the state of California.

Please Note: The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees. All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the President, as appropriate. Changes in mandatory systemwide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act (Sections 66028-66028.6 of the Education Code).

Note: These rates are subject to change. 

Undergraduate Installment Payment Plan Spring 2024

Graduate/Postbaccalaureate Installment Payment Plan Spring 2024

Quallifying Credential Installment Payment Plan Spring 2024

WUE Installment Payment Plan Spring 2024

Fall 2024 Installment Payment Due Dates 

First Installment Payment due with contract - August 1st, 2024

Second Installment Payment due - September 1st, 2024

Third Installment Payment due - October 2nd, 2024

A $20 administrative late payment fee will be assessed for each installment payment not received by 4:00 p.m. on the due date. Reminders are not sent, and it is your responsibility to make payments on or before the due dates listed on your contract.

IMPORTANT: The Fall 2024 IPP amounts have not been released. Please check back later.

The amounts below are estimates.  The exact amounts will be included on the Spring 2024 IPP contract.


Installment 0-6 units 6 or more units
1st installment $954.50 $1,356.50
2nd installment $796.50 $1,198.50
3rd installment $796.50 $1,198.50

Graduate/post baccalaureate

Installment 0-6 units 6 or more units
1st installment $1,093.50 $1,595.50
2nd installment $935.50 $1,437.50
3rd installment $935.50 $1,437.50

Qualifying credential students

Installments 0-6 units 6 or more units
1st installment $1,043.50 $1,509.50
2nd installment $885.50 $1,351.50
3rd installment $885.50 $1,351.50


Installments 12+ Units
1st installment $1,835.17
2nd installment $1,677.17
3rd installment $1,677.16