Credential Students Costs - Newly Admitted Credential Students

When considering the cost of college, it’s important to look at the value of the education you will get. CSULB consistently ranks as one of the top 100 best values in public colleges, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. A CSU Long Beach education has consistently been recognized as one of the “Best College Values” in the nation. There are many factors to weigh when choosing a college – with cost being one of the many considerations. 

Cost of Attendance, or a budget, is broadly defined as the average cost to attend CSULB for one academic year, which consists of the fall and spring semesters.  The Cost of Attendance budget helps you and the Financial Aid Office determine approximately how much money you need to attend CSULB, and how much financial aid you need to meet that goal.

Learn about what is included in the cost of college and ways to reduce college costs.