Undergraduate Cost Overview

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. Below are the tuition and cost estimates for an academic year (Fall and Spring semesters). 

A Cost of Attendance, or budget, is broadly defined as the average cost to attend CSULB for one academic year. A budget includes tuition and an estimate of average costs for books and supplies, room and board, transportation and personal expenses. 

For informational purposes only: In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990, California State University, Long Beach provides the typical market cost of a one bedroom apartment in the Long Beach area: 1 Bedroom: $2,623 per month