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CSUCI Tuition & Fees Report

Inexpensive In-State Tuition & Fees
Inexpensive Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

How Much Does California State University - Channel Islands Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for California State University - Channel Islands, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. You can jump to any of the following sections in our CSUCI cost report:

How Much Does CSUCI Charge for Tuition?

$6,817 In-State Tuition & Fees
$18,697 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

At California State University - Channel Islands the average out-of-state tuition and fees for undergraduates was $18,697 in 2020-2021. If you were a California resident, the yearly charges were $6,817.


These tuition and fees costs include one year of academic instruction, but do not cover room and board.

Remeber that many students qualify for scholarships and financial aid that will lower the amount they have to pay.

How much does California State University - Channel Islands cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CSUCI Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

Nationwide, out-of-state students pay, on average, $19,933 per year in tuition and fees to attend college. With an average cost of $18,697 in tuition and fees for undergraduate students, California State University - Channel Islands is inexpensive when compared to the national average.

In-state undergrads in California pay an average of $16,784 for tuition and fees. Undergraduates who hail from California pay an average of $6,817 a year to attend CSUCI, making the school a bargain if you only consider tuition and fees alone.

If you want to know how CSUCI compares to other schools in the nation, in the region, and in the state, see the chart below.

NationwideFar Western USCalifornia
Out-of-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive
In-State Tuition & FeesInexpensiveInexpensiveInexpensive

Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: California State University - Channel Islands Financial Aid.

CSUCI Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.00% In-State Tuition Increase
0.00% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$27,268 Est. 4-Year Cost

In-state CSUCI tuition and fees grew with an average annual rate of 0.00% over the past five years. California residents may pay an estimated $6,817 this school year.

If in-state tuition and fees keeps growing at the same pace, the estimated cost for two years at CSUCI would be $13,634, and $27,268 for four years.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.00%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $18,697 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

For two years This means an estimated $37,394 for two years of out-of-state tuition and fees at CSUCI, and $74,788 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at CSUCI.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Take note of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearlyl. At a log of colleges students will end up paying more for their final year of school than they did for their first.

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