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Costs & Aid

Fees & Expenses

Tuition and required fees for the entire program completed in normal time


Estimated costs for books and supplies for the entire program


Yearly parking permit

$306 (Academic Term Pass)

Tuition will be paid by term. Personal living expenses in Monterey County can range anywhere from $7,000 to $13,000 for the nine-month academic year.

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 funding is inadequate or unavailable.

Financial Aid

If eligible, federal financial aid loans are available up to $20,500 per academic year. More information regarding financial aid can be found on the Student Services page on the CSUMB Extended Education web site. You are welcome to secure private loans to cover the additional amount of tuition, course supplies/materials/books, and additional living expenses. We are not at liberty to suggest lenders.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Gainful Employment only provides information about the few students who receive financial aid while working on the certificate and is not reflective of all students post-graduation. For more information about post-graduation employment opportunities and alumni success stories, please refer to our FAQs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure
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