Net Price Calculator and Estimated Cost of Attendance

Cal State East Bay tops the index for value and affordability with among the lowest tuition and fees in the nation for comparable institutions, and is widely regarded as a best value in public university education.

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 http://www.csumentor.edu/FinAid/pais

Estimated Cost of Attendance

California Resident Estimated Cost
Non-California Resident and International Estimated Cost
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Estimated Cost

California Resident Estimated Cost

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

California Resident Estimated Annual Cost
  With Parents On-Campus Off-Campus
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees1 $  6,549 $   6,549 $   6,549
Books and Supplies $  1,665 $   1,665 $   1,665
Food and Housing $  4,401 $ 11,321 $ 12,267
Transportation $  1,314 $   1,182 $   1,314
Miscellaneous/Personal $  3,096 $   3,096 $   3,096
Total $17,025 $ 23,813 $ 24,891

1  Based on undergraduate 2012-2013 tuition and fees for full-time enrollment of 12 units for 3 quarter terms. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

Non-Resident Estimated Cost

Tuition fees are based on residency status, class level (undergraduate, graduate or credential), and number of enrolled units. Non-resident tuition fees are $248 per unit in addition to resident fees, not including any materials or facilities fees. These fees also apply to international students. These fees do not apply to eligible students from WUE states.

Non-Resident Estimated Cost
  With Parents On-Campus Off-Campus
Undergraduate Tuition and Fees2 $ 15,975 $15,975 $15,975
Books and Supplies $  1,665 $  1,665 $  1,665
Food and Housing $  4,401 $ 11,321 $ 12,267
Transportation $  1,314 $  1,182 $  1,314
Miscellaneous/Personal   $  3,096 $  3,096 $  3,096
Total $ 26,451 $ 33,239 $ 34,317

Based on 2012-2013 tuition and fees for full-time enrollment of 12 units for 3 quarter terms. Other expenses may vary. Amounts are subject to change without advance notice.

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Estimated Cost

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 Fees On-Campus Off-Campus
Undergraduate Fees* $9,825 $9,825
Books and Supplies $1,665 $1,665
Food and Housing   $11,321 $12,267
Transportation $1,182 $1,314
Miscellaneous/Personal $3,096 $3,096
Total   $27,089 $28,167

*Based on 2012-2013 tuition and fees for undergraduate, full-time enrollment of 12 units and an academic year of 3 quarter terms. 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
  • 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 15 WUE states (Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, 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.

Can't attend and have questions?

To learn more, view our Frequently Asked Questions, call (510) 885-2556 or e-mail admissioncounseling@csueastbay.edu


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