California State University - Monterey Bay

Is CSUMB a Good School for the Money?

California State University - Monterey Bay Value Report

Is a CSUMB degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

California State University - Monterey Bay is ranked #862 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

California State University - Monterey Bay is priced well for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a good price recognition from College Factual's analysis.

National Value Ranking  862 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  61.54 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade

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

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $121,362 for a CSUMB Degree

On average, a bachelor's degree from CSUMB will cost you about $121,362. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $26,212 and a typical 4.63 years to graduate.

Average Yearly Cost $26,212
Average Years to Graduate 4.63
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $121,362

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average CSUMB net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on CSUMB cost.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$71,714 In-State With Aid
$149,128 Avg Cost No Aid
4.63 Years to Graduate

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

Look at the table below to get a sense of how CSUMB value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $149,128 #0 F
All Students $121,362 #862 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $108,884 #762 B
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $111,958 # F
All Students $84,192 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $71,714 # F

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

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

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average CSUMB 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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