• Wednesday, August 20, 2014, the Student Services Center will be closed for a staff meeting from 8am to 9:30am.

Incoming Students

Financial Affidavit and Projected Costs

CSULB charges fees based on class standing (undergraduate vs. graduate) and not by majors or academic program. Please note that some programs may charge additional fees. The following figures are based on our estimate of fees and are subject to change by the Trustees of the California State University and are usually increased each academic year.

Admitted applicants must turn in a completed financial affidavit form and bank statement to verify that necessary funds are available for immediate study in order to receive a form I-20.

Sample Tuition Fee per semester

International students on F-1 student visas must follow federal regulations to maintain their student visa status. Undergraduate (Bachelor's degree) students must maintain a minimum of 12 semester units, and graduate (Master's degree) students must have a minimum of 9 semester units to meet the requirement.

Undergraduate F-1 students are required to enroll in a minimum of 12 units per semester:

Description of fees Amount
Total registration fee $3,131
Nonresident tuition fee ($372 per unit) $4,464 ($372 x 12)
Total $7,595


Graduate F-1 students are required to enroll in a minimum of 9 units per semester:

Description of fees Amount
Total registration fee $3,764
Nonresident tuition fee ($372 per unit) $3,348 ($372 x 9)
Total $7,112


**Please note that fees are subject to change without prior notice.