California State University - San Bernardino

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.

Top 30% California Value
Below Average California Quality

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.

State Value Ranking  24 out of 90
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  73.33 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Find out if CSUSB offers in-state tuition that you may qualify for.

Fair Value Nationwide

Average National Value
Average National Quality

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.

National Value Ranking  817 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  44.50 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

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
Lasell College $144,314 D-
Pennsylvania State University - Abington $161,433 F
Moore College of Art and Design $180,041 F
Lynn University $186,565 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.

Amount
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?

$78,381 In-State With Aid
$165,968 Avg Cost No Aid
5.05 Years to Graduate

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-
All Students $127,497 #817 C-
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
All Students $87,405 #24 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.

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