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.
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.
Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the CSUDH financial aid page to be sure.
Below Average Value Nationwide
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.)
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+|
|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.
|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?
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|
|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|
|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.