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Is CSUB a Good School for the Money?

Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$122,778 Avg Total Cost

California State University - Bakersfield Value Report

Is a CSUB degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Average National Quality
Fair Price

California State University - Bakersfield is ranked #1,248 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, California State University - Bakersfield is priced appropriately for the kind of quality provided and is thus a fair value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  1248 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  44.31 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

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

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $122,778 For That Piece of Paper

The average CSUB student's degree will cost an estimated $122,778. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $25,315 and a typical 4.85 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost$25,315
Average Years to Graduate4.85
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$122,778

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average CSUB student takes 4.85 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your CSUB degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$74,443 In-State With Aid
$158,973 Avg Cost No Aid
4.85 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 CSUB.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$158,973#0F
All Students$122,778#1,248C-
Only Students Receiving Aid$113,160#208A
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$120,256#F
All Students$84,065#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$74,443#F

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

About 91% of CSUB students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSUB financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average CSUB cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. 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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