California State University - Channel Islands

Is CSUCI a Good School for the Money?

California State University - Channel Islands Value Report

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

Within California, CSUCI Offers Average Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% California Value
Average California Quality

California State University - Channel Islands is ranked #61 out of #116 in California for quality and #32 out of #90 for California value.

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

State Value Ranking  32 out of 90
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  64.44 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Live in-state? You may qualify for a reduced price. Check the CSUCI financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 50% National Quality

California State University - Channel Islands is ranked #1,058 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe California State University - Channel Islands is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  1058 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  28.12 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Clarkson College $91,530 A
SUNY Potsdam $106,788 A
Bridgewater College $109,183 A
Worcester State University $118,306 B+
The Sage Colleges $129,495 B-
University of Toledo $131,625 C+
Murray State University $132,240 C+
California State University - Channel Islands $146,334 D
Pennsylvania State University - Berks $160,773 F

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

That Degree May Cost You $146,334 in Total

On average, a bachelor's degree from CSUCI will cost you about $146,334. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $31,268 and a typical 4.68 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $31,268
Average Years to Graduate 4.68
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $146,334

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average CSUCI student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your CSUCI degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$95,968 In-State With Aid
$172,860 Avg Cost No Aid
4.68 Years to Graduate

The net price YOU pay may be very different than the typical net price.

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

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $172,860 #429 B
All Students $146,334 #1,058 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $133,268 #1,006 D
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $135,561 #25 B
All Students $109,035 #32 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $95,968 #34 B-

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

About 81% of CSUCI students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSUCI financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average CSUCI 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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