California State University - Dominguez Hills

Is CSUDH a Good School for the Money?

California State University - Dominguez Hills Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a CSUDH degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the CSUDH annual value report below.

Within California, CSUDH is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% California Value
Below Average California Quality

California State University - Dominguez Hills is ranked #97 out of #116 in California for quality and #38 out of #90 for California value.

This means it is below average in quality with a price that reflects that in the state.

State Value Ranking  38 out of 90
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  57.78 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the CSUDH financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Below Average National Quality

California State University - Dominguez Hills is ranked #1,170 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe California State University - Dominguez Hills 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  1170 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  20.52 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Mississippi University for Women $65,543 A-
Chadron State College $80,794 B+
Fort Lewis College $107,702 C
Southwest Baptist University $112,804 C-
Francis Marion University $113,200 D+
Welch College $125,198 D-
California State University - Dominguez Hills $127,895 D-
University of Providence $139,726 F
Ohio State University - Newark Campus $160,324 F
New Jersey City University $162,955 F
College of Mount Saint Vincent $170,611 F

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

That Degree May Cost You $127,895 in Total

The CSUDH time to graduate is about 5.01 years and will cost an estimated $25,528 per year. This brings the total cost to 127,895.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $25,528
Average Years to Graduate 5.01
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $127,895

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average CSUDH student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your CSUDH degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$79,409 In-State With Aid
$162,695 Avg Cost No Aid
5.01 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 CSUDH.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $162,695 #1,028 D
All Students $127,895 #1,170 D-
Only Students Receiving Aid $119,193 #1,184 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $122,910 #47 C
All Students $88,111 #38 C+
Only Students Receiving Aid $79,409 #44 C

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

About 94% of CSUDH students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSUDH 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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