California State University Maritime Academy

Is Cal Maritime a Good School for the Money?

California State University Maritime Academy Value Report

What is a Cal Maritime degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Cal Maritime with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Within California, Cal Maritime Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.

Top 20% California Value
Top 50% California Quality

California State University Maritime Academy is ranked #41 out of #116 in California for quality and #14 out of #90 for California value.

This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  14 out of 90
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  84.44 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if Cal Maritime offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 25% National Value
Top 25% National Quality

California State University Maritime Academy is ranked #329 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, California State University Maritime Academy is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  329 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  77.65 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
University of Wyoming $104,117 A+
Roberts Wesleyan College $127,856 A
California State University Maritime Academy $138,368 B+
Stetson University $140,899 B
University of Mississippi $142,536 B
Washington State University $144,054 B
Hampden - Sydney College $150,876 C+
George Fox University $153,760 C+
Pennsylvania State University - Erie - Behrend College $158,363 C
Rider University $169,868 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

That Degree May Cost You $138,368 in Total

The average Cal Maritime student's degree will cost an estimated $138,368. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $32,329 and a typical 4.28 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $32,329
Average Years to Graduate 4.28
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $138,368

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Cal Maritime student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Cal Maritime degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$82,065 In-State With Aid
$158,912 Avg Cost No Aid
4.28 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Cal Maritime.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $158,912 #90 A
All Students $138,368 #329 B+
Only Students Receiving Aid $119,412 #237 A-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $121,565 #8 A
All Students $101,025 #14 A-
Only Students Receiving Aid $82,065 #14 A-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 73% of Cal Maritime students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cal Maritime financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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