How Does Cal State Long Beach's Cost of Attendance Compare to Other Colleges?
There are extra costs associated with going to college besides tuition fees. Find out below how much you will be paying to go to California State University - Long Beach.
Room and Board and You
Make the very best college decision for you by understanding all of your college expenses. Start by knowing just how much you will be paying each year for food, housing, books and more.
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Cal State Long Beach. The average student spent $7,650 for housing and $4,180 for dining in 2015 - 2016.
The table below will show you the expected prices of on-campus and off-campus housing and food plans for California State University - Long Beach.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$11,880||$12,492|
|Other Living Expenses||$2,772||$2,838|
|Books and Supplies||$1,860||$1,860|
Over 4 Years You Will Spend About $69,856 on Housing, Food and Other Stuff
Room and board at Cal State Long Beach have changed around 1.6% for each of the past five years. If today's developments continue,this year's incoming freshman will spend $17,048 in room, board and additional costs in their first year of school. Associate's degree students would spend around $17,322 in their last year, while bachelor degree students are going to spend $17,601 for their last year.
Total room and board costs over the course of four years will be $69,856; for just two years it will be $34,370.
Living on Cal State Long Beach Campus
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||2,728|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Expensive to Live On Campus
Living on campus at California State University - Long Beach costs $16,512. This is well above the average price of $13,996.