California State University - East Bay

Is Cal State East Bay a Good School for the Money?

California State University - East Bay Value Report

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

Within California, Cal State East Bay is Ranked Below Average in Quality and is Very Overpriced.

Below Average California Value
Below Average California Quality

California State University - East Bay is ranked #88 out of #116 in California for quality and #65 out of #90 for California value.

This means it is below average in educational quality and yet priced much higher than it should be.

State Value Ranking  65 out of 90
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  27.78 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Cal State East Bay financial aid page to be sure.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Below Average National Quality

California State University - East Bay is ranked #1,354 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe California State University - East Bay 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  1354 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  8.02 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary $75,985 A
Eastern Michigan University $107,629 B
University of Louisiana at Monroe $108,143 B
Western Kentucky University $129,897 D-
Saint Peter’s University $131,100 D-
Western Colorado University $131,954 D-
Concordia University, Ann Arbor $140,333 F
Idaho State University $142,141 F
California State University - East Bay $151,410 F

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

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $151,410 for a Cal State East Bay Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from Cal State East Bay will cost you about $151,410. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $29,923 and a typical 5.06 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $29,923
Average Years to Graduate 5.06
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $151,410

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average Cal State East Bay student takes 5.06 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Cal State East Bay degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$95,108 In-State With Aid
$178,355 Avg Cost No Aid
5.06 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Cal State East Bay value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $178,355 #1,097 D
All Students $151,410 #1,354 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $135,588 #1,311 F
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $137,875 #51 C-
All Students $110,930 #65 D
Only Students Receiving Aid $95,108 #54 C-

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

About 83% of Cal State East Bay students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Cal State East Bay financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average Cal State East Bay 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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