Cost of Attendance


Net Price

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$7,143$19,023
Book & Supplies$1,916$1,916
Room & Board cost$12,396$12,396
Other Expenses$2,109$2,109
Total Cost of Attendance$23,564$35,444

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price


Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000


$30,001 to $48,000


$48,001 to $75,000


$75,001 to $110,000




Student Loans

Example Loans


Stafford Loan Interest


Time to Pay off Student Loan

10 years

Example monthly payment


Total interest paid


Sum of Loan Payments


To have a realistic understanding of how much it will cost to study at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) here is an example one can consider to estimate the payment amounts one will incur with a student loan. Take a loan of $34,480 for example. This will result in a $4,294 payment to be made each year. We can assume that the interest rate is 4.5% post any refinancing or consolidation activities with a 10 years repayment plan. Then the total payment made towards the loan is $42,939 which is $8,459 in addition to the principal amount, which constitutes the interest payment made throughout the life of the loan.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$7,143$19,023
Room & Board Cost$12,396$12,396
Total Tuition & Fees$19,539$31,419

Graduate Tuition and Fees


Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019N/A
Undergraduate2018 - 2019N/A

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$12,396$13,292
Other Expense$2,109$2,988
Book & Supplies$1,916$1,916

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus


Off Campus


Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus


Off Campus


Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus


Off Campus


Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $15,048 $396

California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) offers 3 online programs across 3 Majors.

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