2022 Tuition and Comparison Chart

2022 Tuition & fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at California State University-Northridge are $7,043 for California residents and $18,923 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.14% from last year.
The 2022 graduate tuition & fees are $8,477 for California residents and $17,981 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 0.14% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.
2022 California State University-Northridge Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
California ResidentsOut-of-StateCalifornia ResidentsOut-of-State
2018$6,875$18,755$8,309$17,813
2019$6,893$18,773$8,327$17,831
2020$6,977$18,857$8,411$17,915
2021$7,017$18,897$8,451$17,955
2022$7,043$18,923$8,477$17,981

2022 Living Costs

The 2022 average on-campus living costs is $14,634 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 $23,328.
The living cost at the school has decreased by 0.99% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.
2022 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2018$10,402$2,902$14,502$2,974
2019$11,122$2,952$15,150$3,024
2020$11,328$3,282$16,188$3,282
2021$11,662$3,152$17,322$4,338
2022$11,502$3,132$18,962$4,366

2022 Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

The 2022 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,486 at California State University-Northridge. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2022 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.
California State University-Northridge 2022 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2018$1,948
2019$2,002
2020$2,058
2021$1,486
2022$1,486

2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2022 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at California State University-Northridge is $425 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 7.32% from last year.
The 2022 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 2022 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.
2022 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2018$396 $396
2019$396 $396
2020$396 $396
2021$396 $396
2022$425 $396