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Fees and Finances — Basics

How Much to Pay

Here are the Tuition and Mandatory Fees that all students must pay. Fees are subject to change without advance notice.

If you are taking 0-6 units:

Tuition and Mandatory Fees Undergrad Graduate Teacher
Credential
EdD
Education
PhD
Phys. Therapy
Tuition Fee 1,587.00 1,953.00 1,842.00 5,559.00 8,074.00
Facility 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
Associated Students Inc. 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00
Instructionally Related Activities 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00
University Student Union 179.00 179.00 179.00 179.00 179.00
Student ID Card 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
Student Excellence Fee 173.00 173.00 173.00 173.00 173.00
Student Health Center 45.00 45.00 45.00 45.00 45.00
Total Tuition and Mandatory Fees
Per Semester
2,077.00 2,443.00 2,332.00 6,049.00 8,564.00

If you are taking 7 Units or More:

Tuition and Mandatory Fees Undergrad Graduate Teacher
Credential
EdD
Education
PhD
Phys. Therapy
Tuition Fee 2,736.00 3,369.00 3,174.00 5,559.00 8,074.00
Facility 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
Associated Students Inc. 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00
Instructionally Related Activities 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00
University Student Union 179.00 179.00 179.00 179.00 179.00
Student ID Card 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
Student Excellence Fee 173.00 173.00 173.00 173.00 173.00
Student Health Center 45.00 45.00 45.00 45.00 45.00
Total Tuition and Mandatory Fees
Per Semester
3,226.00 3,859.00 3,664.00 6,049.00 8,564.00

Teacher Credential Program participants are post baccalaureate students who have been admitted to a Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Special Education teaching credential. Students pursuing an advanced or service credential or who are simultaneously enrolled in a Master's program pay the Graduate rate.

Non-Resident Tuition

If you are not a resident of California , you must add $372.00 to the above totals for each unit of credit you take.

Example for a non-resident undergraduate who wishes to register for 12 units:

Find your Total Tuition and Mandatory Fees in the table above: $3,226.00.

Multiply the number of units you will take by 372: 12 units X 372 = $4,464.00.

Add the answers: $3,226.00 + $4,464 = $7,690.00.

You may be exempt from nonresident classification if you are a teacher, military service member, CSU staff member, a California high school graduate who has attended a California high school at least three years, or a dependent child of California residents. If so, you must apply for an exemption every semester through Enrollment Services. See Establishing Residency.

Graduate Business Professional Fee

All Students - $254 per semester unit

The Graduate Business Professional Fee is paid on a per unit basis in addition to the SUF and campus fees for the following graduate business programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.) programs in Accountancy
  • Master of Science (M.S.) programs in Business Administration
  • Master of Science (M.S.) programs in Health Care Technology
  • Master of Science (M.S.) programs in Business and Technology
  • Master of Science (M.S.) programs in Information Systems
  • Master of Science (M.S.) programs in Taxation

Note: Not all programs listed above are offered at CSULB.

Other Fees and Charges

Here are the other fees and charges you may have to pay as a student at CSULB. Check it to see which other fees and charges may apply to you.

Note:

  • Some classes charge course fees for special materials or activities.
  • These fees and charges are not refundable.
Description Fee
Application or Reapplication Fee Pay when you apply or reapply to CSULB. $ 55.00
Commencement/Diploma Fee Pay when you file your Request to Graduate. $ 45.00
Dishonored Check Charge Charged to your account if your bank cannot honor any check you write to CSULB. $ 20.00
Enrollment Deposit $150.00
Disputed Credit Card Fee $ 10.00
Installment Plan Fee $ 33.00
Late Payment Fee Charged to your account if you miss certain administrative deadlines. $ 10.00
Late Registration Fee (non-refundable) Pay if you register on or after the first day of instruction. $ 25.00
Missed Deadline Fee Charged to your account if you miss certain payment or administrative deadlines. $ 10.00
Refund Processing Fee $ 10.00
Replacement CSULB ID Card $ 5.00
Short-term / Book Loan / Tuition Deferment Fee $ 15.00
Official Transcript Fee $ 4.00
Expedited Official Transcript Fee Pay for faster delivery of your official transcript. $ 10.00
Charges by Other University Departments Various

When to Pay

Paying Your Fees Before Classes Start

Fees are due 30 days from registration or by the pre-semester payment deadline, whichever date comes first. The pre-semester payment deadline is:

  • Fall 2014: August 13, 2014
    Deadline to pay fees before instruction begins
  • Spring 2014: January 8, 2014
    Deadline to pay fees before instruction begins

Once the pre-semester payment deadline has passed, payment is due the same day of registration.

These same deadlines apply if you add classes or are moved from a waitlist into classes and, as a result, owe additional fees. If you do not pay by your payment due date, you may be dropped from your classes unless you have a financial aid fee deferment in place.

You are encouraged to make payment immediately to confirm your registration requests and to avoid possible cancellation of all or some of your classes. You may make a payment before you register, but must check your account at MyCSULB immediately after registering to determine if any additional fees are due. If you qualify for a full or partial financial aid fee deferment or have a third party sponsorship, you will only need to pay any remaining balance due.

You are responsible for confirming your enrollment by making any payment necessary even if you do not receive an invoice or reminder of a balance due and deadline date. Make sure you check your account balance regularly at MyCSULB for payment due dates and financial aid activity, to pay fees, verify payment has been received and processed and to track and pay additional fees due to schedule adjustments or being moved from a waitlist into a class.

It is also your responsibility to drop classes, regardless of the reason, by the published deadlines to avoid charges or be eligible for a full or pro-rated refund. Failure to track your enrollment and student account records may result in charges and holds, restricting access to critical university services.

If you had a Financial Aid fee deferment in place when you registered, and are later determined ineligible for aid, or you decline your aid, you must drop your classes.

Students who do not plan to attend any classes should drop all classes before the first day of instruction. Once instruction begins, students who drop all their classes will owe pro-rated fees based on the date of withdrawal.

Paying Your Fees After Classes Start

Late Registration Fee

If you register on or after the first day of instruction, your Tuition and Mandatory Fees will include an additional $25 non-refundable Late Registration Fee.

The Late Registration Fee is charged beginning:

  • Fall 2014: August 25, 2014
    Instruction begins
  • Spring 2014: January 21, 2014
    Instruction begins

You are subject to the Late Registration Fee if not enrolled, for whatever reason, prior to the first day of instruction.

Fee Payment Deadlines

Once the pre-semester payment deadline has passed, payment is due the same day of registration.

The final deadline to pay fees is:

  • Fall 2014: September 22, 2014
    Census
  • Spring 2014: February 17, 2014
    Census

A $10 late payment fee will be assessed on balances past due after August 13, 2014 and after September 22, 2014 for the Fall 2014 term. For the Spring 2014 term, the late payment fee will be assessed after January 8, 2014 and after February 17, 2014 .

If payment is not made, a hold will be placed on your account, preventing further enrollment activity, transcript and other services. You will not be cancelled from classes immediately.

Students who fail to pay by the final deadline with a balance greater than $1,500.00 may have all their classes cancelled, owe pro-rated fees for these classes, have a hold put on their account until the pro-rated fees are paid, be withdrawn from the University and may not be eligible to re-enroll.

You are responsible for confirming your enrollment by making any payment necessary even if you do not receive an invoice or reminder of a balance due and deadline date. Make sure you check your account balance regularly at MyCSULB for payment due dates, and financial aid activity, to pay fees, verify payment has been received and processed, and to track and pay additional fees due to schedule adjustments.

It is also your responsibility to drop classes, regardless of the reason, by the published deadlines to avoid charges or be eligible for a full or pro-rated refund. Failure to track your enrollment and student account records may result in charges and holds, restricting access to critical university services.

If you had a Financial Aid fee deferment in place when you registered, and are later determined ineligible for aid, or you decline your aid, you must drop your classes.

Students who do not plan to attend any classes should drop all classes before the first day of instruction. Once instruction begins, students who drop all their classes will owe pro-rated fees based on the date of withdrawal.

How to Pay

For information, go to Paying Your Fees

For additional information on financial programs, refunds, etc, go to Fees and Finances – Details.