Paying for Cal State East Bay

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$18,770 ($6,890)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$17,828 ($8,324)
On-campus Living Costs
$18,276
Off-campus Living Costs
$20,358
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$396
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$396

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of California State University-East Bay are $6,890 for California residents and $18,770 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $8,324 for California residents and $17,828 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California, both undergraduate and graduate tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, tuition & fees of California State University-East Bay is relatively inexpensive where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $24,256.
The average living cost of the school is $18,276 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $20,358.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at California State University-East Bay are $6,890 for California residents and $18,770 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.09% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $8,324 for California residents and $17,828 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.09% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$6,564$17,724$7,830$16,758
2017$6,564$17,724$7,830$16,758
2018$6,834$18,714$8,268$17,772
2019$6,983$18,863$8,417$17,921
2020$7,000$18,880$8,434$17,938
2021$6,890$18,770$8,324$17,828

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $18,276 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $20,358.
The living cost at the school has increased by 9.70% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$12,849$2,574$12,849$2,706
2017$14,184$2,574$13,884$2,706
2018$14,184$2,592$13,923$2,742
2019$13,980$2,680$13,986$2,830
2020$14,558$3,718$15,084$5,274
2021$15,140$4,317$16,235$5,134

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,972 at California State University-East Bay. The books & supplies cost has increased by 31.47% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

California State University-East Bay 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,500
2017$1,500
2018$1,500
2019$1,500
2020$1,972
2021$1,080

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at California State University-East Bay is $396 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour stays same as last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $396 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2016$248 $248
2017$248 $248
2018$264 $264
2019$396 $396
2020$396 $396
2021$396 $396

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart