Program Fees

Degree programs - international student fees

Bachelor's - Per Full Academic Year Estimated Costs
Tuition & Fees $16,550 (at 12 units/semester*)
Health Insurance (required) $1,000
Housing and reservation deposit $5,000 – $11,900
Meal Plan (required for select housing) $3,300 – $4,200

*Additional units are charged at the Non-resident fee of $396.00 per unit

Costs are approximate and may vary by housing availability, personal preference, and situation.

California State University makes every effort to keep student costs affordable. 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 initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, 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.

To better calculate costs for your specific academic program, please visit csumb.edu/cost.

Master's - Per Full Academic Year Estimated Costs
Tuition & Fees $15,600 (at 9 units/semester*)
Health Insurance (required) $1000
Housing and reservation deposit $5,000 – $11,900
Meal Plan (required for select housing) $3,300 – $4,200

Costs are approximate and may vary by housing availability, personal preference, and situation.

California State University makes every effort to keep student costs affordable. 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 initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, 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.

Semester or year-long programs

Estimated Costs PER SEMESTER Semester@ CSUMB Exchange & National Student Exchange (NSE) Cal State System Wide Exchange (CSUIP)
Tuition & Fees Fall 2018: $5,600 / Spring 2019: $5,700 Pay home university tuition Pay home university tuition
Campus Specific Fees $39 $39 $245.50
Health Insurance (required) $500 $500 $500
Housing and reservation deposit $4,200-$5,900 $4,200-$5,900 $4,200-$5,900
Meal Plan (required for select housing) $1,650-$2,100 $1,650-$2,100 $1,650-$2,100

Costs are approximate and may vary by housing availability, personal preference, and situation.

California State University makes every effort to keep student costs affordable. 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 initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, 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.

ALCP program fees

Description 4 Week costs (may vary if custom-designed) 8 Week costs 16 Week costs
Program fee $1,000/week* $2,850 $5,700
Campus Service Fee Included in program fee $39 $39
Health Insurance (required) Included in program fee $250 $500
Housing and Meals* Included in program fee Approx. $3,650 Approx. $7,550
Total $4,000 Approx. $6,789 Approx. $13,789

Semester-long Conditional Admission students will have the same fee structure as all other visiting CSUMB international students.

*Housing & Meals: ALCP students can live either with an American family in a homestay arrangement, in which 2 meals are provided, or on campus with a meal plan. 4-week program fee is inclusive of housing and meals; 8- and 16-week housing and meal costs listed above are estimated typical expenses and will vary by personal preference and housing availability.

All costs are approximate, and may vary by program format, housing availability, personal preference, & circumstance. Prices are subject to change without notice.

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