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    California State University-Fullerton

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    $27,831
    Sticker Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $7,485
    Net Price
    Cost of Attendance
    $13,750
    Median Debt
    Cost of Attendance

    Costs

    In-State
    Tuition
    $7,007
    Books & Supplies
    $1,080
    Room & Board
    $16,702
    Other
    $3,042
    Total
    $27,831
    Out-of-State
    Tuition
    $18,887
    Books & Supplies
    $1,080
    Room & Board
    $16,702
    Other
    $3,042
    Total
    $39,711

    Since CSUF is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at CSUF is $27,831 for in-state students in CA, and $39,711 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


    It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

    Using State Grants at CSUF

    If you are from the state of California and considering CSUF, be sure to investigate the Cal Grant. You can apply by submitting your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application, but you must meet the program's deadline in order to qualify. If you meet financial and other requirements, you may receive over $14,000 per year towards education expenses. The amount received depends on the type of institution you attend and your financial need.

    California State University-Fullerton Financial Aid

    Students who are applying for financial aid at California State University-Fullerton need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


    The FAFSA code for California State University-Fullerton is 001137.


    If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

    Western Undergraduate Tuition Exchange

    CSUF is in a state that participates in the Western Undergraduate Tuition Exchange program. That means if you are a resident of Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming, you may be eligible for discounted tuition at CSUF. Check out the full list of requirements and participating schools on their website.

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    Pell Grants at California State University-Fullerton

    51% of students at California State University-Fullerton receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to California State University-Fullerton.


    You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

    Outside Scholarships

    CSUF students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


    California State University-Fullerton Financial Aid Resources

    If you are looking for more information about financial aid and scholarships at CSUF or have questions that are specific to your personal situation, we recommend that you reach out directly to the financial aid office!


    Here’s how you can get in touch:


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