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Estimated Cost of Attendance

2018-2019 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees are based on residency status, class level (undergraduate, graduate or credential), and number of enrolled units.

Estimated Cost of Attendance
With ParentsOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees1 $6,840 $6,840 $6,840
Books and Supplies $1,917 $1,917 $1,917
Food and Housing2 $5,418 TBD $13,779
Transportation $1,107 $846 $1,251
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,258 $2,394 $2,997
Total $18,540 TBD $26,784

1 Based on undergraduate 2018-2019 resident tuition and fees for 6 or more units and an academic year of two semesters. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

2 In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990, CSU East Bay provides the typical market costs of a one bedroom apartment in Hayward area.  The average cost of a 1 bedroom apartment is: $1,864 per month. The room and Board expenses included in the off-campus cost of attendance represent the typical costss students pay when enrolled a CSU East Bay.  Actual costs of room and board will vary.  Many students living off-campus have roomates, which decreases their housing costs. 

Non-resident Students (U.S. and Foreign)

Nonresident Tuition of $396 is paid on a per unit basis (in addition to basic tuition and systemwide fees charged all students) for all campuses.  The total nonresident tuition paid per term will be determined by the number of units taken.

Note: Mandatory systemwide tuition is waived for those individuals who qualify for such exemption under the provisions of the California Education Code (see section on fee waivers).

Cal State East Bay is a Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) member institution. Undergraduate students with residency in an eligible western state can enroll in classes at 150% of California resident tuition and fees.

WUE Tuition and Fees for Undergraduate Students
Tuition and FeesOn-CampusOff-Campus
Undergraduate Fees* $9,712 $9,712
Books and Supplies $1,917 $1,917
Food and Housing TBD $13,779
Transportation $1,107 $1,251
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,258 $2,997
Total TBD $29,656

*Based on 2018-2019 tuition and fees for undergraduate, full-time enrollment of 6 or more units and an academic year of two semesters. Other expenses may vary, amounts are subject to change. Student must be admitted and submit the WUE Participation Agreement Form to determine program eligibility.

Eligibility for WUE students

Undergraduate students with residency in an eligible western state or commonwealth can enroll in classes at 150% of California resident tuition and fees. Residents from the following states or commonwealth may qualify to be eligible for WUE fees:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • South Dakota
  • The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

To qualify for WUE Tuition Fees:

Ready to Apply? Here's how in three easy steps.

Step 1: You must be a legal resident of one of the WUE states (Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.)

Step 2: Apply for admission to Cal State East Bay following the steps and using the application for your grade level. (Only undergraduate students can receive WUE fees.

Step 3: Submit a WUE Participation Agreement Form (pdf).

For more information about how to qualify and apply contact Cal State East Bay's WUE Coordinator, Dave Vasquez at (510) 885-2029, or e-mail dave.vasquez@csueastbay.edu.

Estimated Cost of Attendance
With ParentsOn-CampusOff-Campus
Graduate Tuition and Fees1 $8,274 $8,274 $8,274
Books and Supplies $1,917 $1,917 $1,917
Food and Housing2 $5,418 TBD $13,779
Transportation $1,107 $846 $1,251
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,258 $2,394 $2,997
Total $19,974 TBD $28,218

1 Based on 2018-2019 resident tuition and fees for full-time enrollment of 6 or more units for two semesters. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

2 In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990, CSU East Bay provides the typical market costs of a one bedroom apartment in Hayward area.  The average cost of a 1 bedroom apartment is: $1,864 per month. The room and Board expenses included in the off-campus cost of attendance represent the typical costss students pay when enrolled a CSU East Bay.  Actual costs of room and board will vary.  Many students living off-campus have roomates, which decreases their housing costs. 

Graduate Business Degree Students

Graduate students pursing a business degree will have additional fees of $270 per unit basis (in addition to basic tuition and systemwide fees charged all students) for all campuses.  The total graduate business degree tuition paid per term will be determined by the number of units taken. 

Non-resident Students (U.S. and Foreign)

Nonresident Tuition of $396 is paid on a per unit basis (in addition to basic tuition and systemwide fees charged all students) for all campuses.  The total nonresident tuition paid per term will be determined by the number of units taken.

Note: Mandatory systemwide tuition is waived for those individuals who qualify for such exemption under the provisions of the California Education Code (see section on fee waivers).

Net Price Calculator

This calculator is intended to assist undergraduate students in estimating their eligibility for need-based financial aid at Cal State East Bay. After you enter your information, you can view an "Estimated Award" reflecting the aid package you might receive at Cal State East Bay.

The calculator is intended as a tool, and is not an actual offer. For best results, enter your complete and accurate information. Remember this tool does not calculate an actual financial aid offer. The Office of Financial Aid will determine your financial aid eligibility after they have received and verified the information you provide on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the actual financial aid application. You must visit the FAFSA web site at www.fafsa.gov to complete the FAFSA.

To calculate an estimate of your Net Price, visit the Net Price Calculator.

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