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Cost Comparison: CSU Campus VS. CSU International Programs 

(Estimated Costs Below in U.S. Dollars)

CSU Campus Cost of Attendance 

2018-2019 Summary: Budget Category/Expense Items by Campus
(single student, living off campus)

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Campus

Total Fees*

Books & Supplies

Food & Housing

Transportation

Personal

Total Budget

Bakersfield

$7,184

$2,002

$13,530

$1,545

$1,480

$25,741

Channel Islands

$6,802

$2,002

$15,151

$1,545

$1,480

$26,980

Chico

$7,356

$1,918

$12,390

$1,068

$1,480

$24,212

Dominguez Hills

$6,937

$1,900

$14,500

$1,540

$1,480

$26,357

East Bay

$6,834

$1,500

$13,986

$1,350

$1,480

$25,150

Fresno

$6,585

$1,918

$13,780

$1,252

$1,480

$25,015

Fullerton

$6,870

$2,002

$15,150

$1,544

$1,480

$27,046

Humboldt

$7,774

$1,770

$12,870

$1,062

$1,434

$24,910

Long Beach

$6,798

$2,002

$14,090

$1,544

$1,480

$25,914

Los Angeles

$6,632

$2,002

$15,151

$1,545

$1,480

$26,810

Maritime Academy

$7,100

$1,600

$5,418

$1,100

$3,107

$18,325

Monterey Bay

$7,147

$1,916

$13,292

$1,508

$1,480

$25,343

Northridge

$6,888

$2,002

$15,150

$1,544

$1,480

$27,064

Pomona

$7,337

$1,800

$13,005

$1,302

$1,480

$24,924

Sacramento

$7,232

$1,918

$13,780

$1,252

$1,480

$25,662

San Bernardino

$6,927

$1,917

$13,770

$1,239

$1,482

$25,335

San Diego

$7,484

$1,915

$13,514

$1,983

$1,480

$26,376

San Francisco

$7,254

$2,002

$15,151

$1,587

$1,480

$27,474

San Jose

$7,721

$2,002

$15,151

$1,545

$1,480

$27,899

San Luis Obispo

$9,507

$1,920

$13,770

$1,278

$1,497

$27,972

San Marcos

$7,702

$2,000

$15,150

$1,250

$1,480

$27,582

Sonoma

$7,724

$1,916

$15,150

$1,544

$1,480

$27,814

Stanislaus

$7,044

$1,650

$12,390

$1,100

$1,480

$23,664

*The California State University makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees.  All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun.  All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the Presidents, as appropriate.  Changes in mandatory systemwide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act.

 

CSU International Programs Cost of Attendance 

2018-2019 Budget Category/Expense Items by Country

PP: Cost due to CSU IP
OP: Out of Pocket Expenses

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Country Tuition Fees (PP) Study Abroad Fee
(PP)
Insurance
(PP)
 Temp. Food & Housing
(PP)
Pre-departure/ Re-entry 
(PP)
Group Activities/ Other Cost due to CSU IP
(PP)
 Round-
Trip Transp.
(OP)
Housing & Food
(OP)
 Visa Related/ Personal/
Other Fees 
(OP)
Total
Cost

Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Griffith

 $5,742 

$750

$400

$0

$70

$0

$2,200

$15,225

$7,550

$31,937

Macquarie

$5,742

$750

$400

$0

$70

$0

$2,200

$17,255

$7,550

$33,967

Queensland

$5,742

$750

$400

$0

$70

$0

$2,200

$10,150

$7,550

$26,862

Queensland Tech

$5,742

$750

$400

$0

$70

$0

$2,300

$13,000

$7,550

$29,812

Victoria

$5,742

$750

$400

$0

$70

$0

$2,200

$11,165

$7,550

$27,877

Western

$5,742

$750

$400

$0

$70

$0

$2,200

$13,000

$7,550

$29,712

Canada

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $0 $750 $9,450 $5,000 $22,162

Chile

$5,742 $750 $400 $400 $70 $950 $1,700 $10,000 $4,100 $24,112

China

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $1,000 $1,800 $9,000 $2,570 $21,332

Denmark

$5,742 $750 $400 $24,050 $70 $350 $1,800 $0 $4,500 $37,662

France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aix

$7,407 $750 $400 $1,300 $70 $720 $2,000 $12,000 $5,520 $30,167

Paris

$7,407 $750 $400 $850 $70 $495 $1,900 $14,950 $6,400 $33,222

Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct Enrollment

$7,407 $750 $400 $0 $70 $840 $1,800 $7,700 $4,050 $23,017

Learn Germany and Music

$7,407 $750 $400 $1,500 $70 $985 $1,800 $7,700 $4,200 $24,812

Ghana

$5,742 $750 $400 $2,650 $70 $2,575 $2,400 $3,000 $2,750 $20,337

Israel

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $2,600 $1,900 $8,500 $3,700 $23,662

Italy

$7,407 $750 $400 $700 $70 $2,735 $2,000 $10,200 $3,260 $27,522

Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tsukuba

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $2,400 $1,800 $8,000 $4,700 $23,862

Waseda*

$5,742 $750 $400 $400 $70 $3,030 $1,800 $15,000 $5,180 $32,372

Korea

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $150 $1,600 $8,085 $4,360 $21,157

Mexico

$5,742 750 $400 $400 $70 $200 $800 $6,500 $2,250 $17,112

Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Granada

$5,742 $750 $400 $850 $70 $1,380 $1,800 $8,500 $4,450 $23,942

Jaen

$5,742

$750

$400

$540

$70

$1,170

$1,700

$6,000

$3,250

$19,622

Madrid

$5,742 $750 $400 $750 $70 $1,380 $1,700 $8,500 $4,400 $23,692

Sweden**

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $0 $1,800 $9,500 $3,250 $21,512

Taiwan

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $650 $1,500 $6,500 $3,350 $18,962

United Kingdom

$5,742 $750 $400 $0 $70 $0 $1,300 $9,240 $5,540 $23,042
Tuition is based on Undergraduate, Resident student.  Graduate and Non-Resident must pay additional tuition fees.

*Waseda, Japan host family: Add $8,800 to the prepaid cost ($8,000 for housing and $800 for public transportation).
**Sweden field trips: Add $1,200 for International Studies and Communications majors. 
 


The California State University makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, CSU must reserve the right, even after fees are initially charged or initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees.  All listed fees, other than mandatory systemwide fees, are subject to change without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun.  All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the Presidents, as appropriate.  Changes in mandatory systemwide fees will be made in accordance with the requirements of the Working Families Student Fee Transparency and Accountability Act.

Last modified 03/13/2018