Estimated Cost of Attendance

2024-2025 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees are based on residency status, class level (undergraduate, graduate or credential), and number of enrolled units.

Estimated Cost of Attendance
With Parents On-Campus Off-Campus
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees1 $7,583 $7,583 $7,583
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment $1,029 $1,029 $1,029
Living Expenses (Housing and Food)2 $11,493 17,831 $22,924
Transportation $1,791 $1,233 $2,586
Miscellaneous/Personal $2,876 $2,467 $3,430
Total $24,772 $30,143 $37,552

1 Based on undergraduate 2024-2025 resident tuition and fees for 6.1 or more units and an academic year of two semesters. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

2 In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990, CSU ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV provides the typical market costs of a one bedroom apartment in Hayward area.  The room and Board expenses included in the off-campus cost of attendance represent the typical costs students pay when enrolled a CSU ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV.  Actual costs of room and board will vary including on campus room and board depending on dorm type and meal plan. (double occupancy and basic meal plan used for above sample ) Many students living off-campus have roommates, which decreases their housing costs. 

Non-resident Students (U.S. and Foreign)

 (in addition to basic tuition and system wide fees charged all students) for all campuses.  The total nonresident tuition paid per term will be determined by the number of units taken.

Note: Mandatory system wide tuition is waived for those individuals who qualify for such exemption under the provisions of the California Education Code (see section on fee waivers).

Cal State ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV is a Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) member institution. Undergraduate students with residency in an eligible western state can enroll in classes at 150% of California resident tuition and fees.

WUE Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Students
Tuition and Fees On-Campus Off-Campus
Undergraduate Fees* $10,625 $10,625
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment $1,029 $1,029
Living Expenses (Housing and Food)2 $17,831 $22,924
Transportation $1,233 $2,586
Miscellaneous/Personal $2,467 $3,430
Total $33,185 $40,594

*Based on 2024-2025 tuition and fees for undergraduate, full-time enrollment of 6 or more units and an academic year of two semesters. Other expenses may vary, amounts are subject to change. Student must be admitted and submit the WUE Participation Agreement Form to determine program eligibility.

Eligibility for WUE students

Undergraduate students with residency in an eligible western state or the U.S. Pacific Territoties and the Freely Associated States can enroll in classes at 150% of California resident tuition and fees. Residents from the following states or commonwealth may qualify to be eligible for WUE fees:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming
  • Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI)
  • Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)
  • Republic of Palau

To qualify for WUE Tuition Fees:

Ready to ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV? Here's how in three easy steps.

Step 1: You must be a legal resident of one of the WUE states (Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of Palau.)

Step 2:  following the steps and using the application for your grade level. (Only undergraduate students can receive WUE fees.

Step 3: Submit a WUE Participation Agreement Form (pdf).

For more information about how to qualify and apply contact Cal State ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV's WUE Coordinator, Dave Vasquez at (510) 885-2029, or e-mail dave.vasquez@csueastbay.edu.

Estimated Cost of Attendance
With Parents On-Campus Off-Campus
Graduate Tuition and Fees1 $9,107 $9,107 $9,107
Books, Course Materials, Supplies, and Equipment $1,029 $1,029 $1,029
Living Expenses (Housing and Food)2 $11,493 $17,831 $22,924
Transportation $1,791 $1,233 $2,586
Miscellaneous/Personal $2,876 $2,467 $3,430
Total $26,296 $31,667 $39,076

1 Based on 2024-2025 resident tuition and fees for full-time enrollment of 6 or more units for two semesters. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

2 In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990, CSU ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV provides the typical market costs of a one bedroom apartment in Hayward area.  The room and Board expenses included in the off-campus cost of attendance represent the typical costs students pay when enrolled a CSU ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV.  Actual costs of room and board will vary, including on campus room and board depending on dorm and meal plan options.  Many students living off-campus have roommates, which decreases their housing costs. 

Graduate Business Degree Students

Graduate students pursing a business degree will have additional fees of $270 per unit basis (in addition to basic tuition and system wide fees charged all students) for all campuses.  The total graduate business degree tuition paid per term will be determined by the number of units taken. 

Non-resident Students (U.S. and Foreign)

 (in addition to basic tuition and system wide fees charged all students) for all campuses.  The total nonresident tuition paid per term will be determined by the number of units taken.

Note: Mandatory system wide tuition is waived for those individuals who qualify for such exemption under the provisions of the California Education Code (see section on fee waivers).

Financial Aid & Cost of Attendance:

Starting the 2024-2025 Academic Year, your housing status is determined by the following:

  • Newly admitted students: Reported housing status on your admissions application
    • Dependent students who did not report housing status on their admissions application are categorized as living with parents.
    • Independent students who did not report housing status on their admissions application are categorized as living off campus.
      • Dependency status is determined by the DOE for FAFSA applicants and the California Student Aid Commission for CADAA applicants.
  • Continuing students: Housing status from the most recent prior year.
    • Dependent students who did not report housing status on a prior financial aid application are categorized as living with parents.
    • Independent students who did not report housing status on a prior financial aid application are categorized as living off campus.
      • Dependency status is determined by the DOE for FAFSA applicants and the California Student Aid Commission for CADAA applicants.
  • All students will have the option of updating their housing status during open enrollment.

Federal and State Laws will not allow CSU ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV to issue financial aid in excess of the students' 'Need' as calculated by the FAFSA/CADAA application (COA-SAI=Need) or the established cost of attendance. Click here for information on the cost of attendance appeal process.

For questions, please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

Net Price Calculator

This calculator is intended to assist undergraduate students in estimating their eligibility for need-based financial aid at Cal State ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV. After you enter your information, you can view an "Estimated Award" reflecting the aid package you might receive at Cal State ┬ÚÂ╣├█╠ĎAV.

The calculator is intended as a tool, and is not an actual offer. For best results, enter your complete and accurate information. Remember this tool does not calculate an actual financial aid offer. The Office of Financial Aid will determine your financial aid eligibility after they have received and verified the information you provide on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the actual financial aid application. You must visit the FAFSA web site at to complete the FAFSA.

To calculate an estimate of your Net Price, visit the .