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California State University-Channel Islands Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$22,295 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$13,746 on campus room & board
$2,002 books and supplies
$1,075 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$33,455 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,632 tuition
$13,746 on campus room & board
$2,002 books and supplies
$1,075 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,249 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
82% of students receive aid
53% get federal aid ($4,724 avg)
57% get state aid ($2,446 avg)
49% get institn'l aid ($5,249 avg)
47% get loans ($5,742 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.390% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.144% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,560 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,724 53%
Pell Grants $4,693 53%
Other Federal Grants $715 2%
Institution Grant Aid $5,249 49%
State Grant Aid $2,446 57%
Student Loans $5,742 47%
Federal Loans $5,408 46%
Other Loans $15,221 2%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
award details Y N N N
- N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 7
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California State University-Channel Islands offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One University Dr
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 437-8400
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State $372


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jasmin Vsquez
  • I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    The in-state tuition is low which is always a plus.

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  • 4
  • Kelly
  • I am a current student here

    You are paying to go to a CSU, but you get a private school experience. You actually get to know the professor and vice versa. Most of my professors remember my name. Housing is way to expensive.

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  • 3
  • Cheyenne from Moorpark, CA
  • I am a current student here

    For the size of a private school, the price is of a california state school so you receive a more personalized education without spending the extra money. Also, it is very close to the ocean which many people find ideal.

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