Costs & Aid
The Science Illustration Certificate Program is offered through the Extended Education at California State University, Monterey Bay. Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2018. The application deadline is February 16, 2018 and the review process begins February 19th.
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
$252 (Academic Term Pass)
After a non-refundable program fee of $500, 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.
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
The Gainful Employment Rule requires schools to provide students with an education that helps them gain employment in the workforce and pay off their student loans. Since information presented on the Gainful Employment Disclosure comes from the small subset of our students that receive Financial Aid, the statistics are not robust enough to be displayed. Please refer to our FAQ page for more information on employment opportunities post-graduation.