Prospective Graduate Students

A graduate education is a serious investment of your time and money—in yourself and your career.  It's important to know how to work with the financial aid office throughout the entirety of your application and enrollment process to ensure a positive experience and outcome.

Graduate and professional students at CSULB have a variety of financial aid and financing options available to them. These options can help cover expenses ranging from just your tuition up to your full cost of attendance, and can allow you to focus more fully on your studies.

These pages will introduce you to the available financial aid options at CSULB, the eligibility requirements, and help you understand the application process. The average expenses associated with pursuing a graduate degree at CSULB are also provided to help you understand the value of your future investment.

Members of our office are available to assist you with any questions you may have.