Is CSUSB a Good School for the Money?
California State University - San Bernardino Value Report
Is CSUSB worth the money? Read College Factual's annual CSUSB value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Within California, CSUSB is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.
California State University - San Bernardino is ranked #76 out of #116 in California for quality and #24 out of #90 for California value.
This makes it below average in quality but priced pretty well in the state.
Fair Value Nationwide
California State University - San Bernardino is ranked #817 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
California State University - San Bernardino is priced appropriately for the kind of quality education they provide and thus has earned a fair value recognition from College Factual's analysis.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|The University of Tennessee - Martin||$86,578||A|
|William Carey University||$96,399||A|
|University of Wisconsin - Platteville||$107,879||B+|
|Emporia State University||$114,499||B|
|Southern Utah University||$116,417||B|
|California State University - San Bernardino||$127,497||C-|
|The University of Tennessee - Chattanooga||$135,799||D|
|Pennsylvania State University - Abington||$161,433||F|
|Moore College of Art and Design||$180,041||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
That Degree May Cost You $127,497 in Total
The average CSUSB student's degree will cost an estimated $127,497. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $25,247 and a typical 5.05 years to graduate.
|Average Yearly Cost||$25,247|
|Average Years to Graduate||5.05|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$127,497|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about CSUSB cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.
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 CSUSB.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$165,968||#576||B-|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$118,473||#823||C-|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$125,876||#29||B|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$78,381||#27||B|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.
About 93% of CSUSB students receive financial aid. Get more details on what CSUSB financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average CSUSB 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.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.