Public 4 Year

CMA Tuition & Cost

Vallejo, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State California Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for California Maritime Academy
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,374
Room and Board $12,828
Other Expenses Budget$7,159
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for California Maritime Academy
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$1,374
Room and Board $12,828
Other Expenses Budget$7,159

Residents of California pay an annual total price of $28,403 to attend California Maritime Academy on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,742 for tuition, $12,828 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $1,374 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $40,283 which is 41.8% higher than California residents. The tuition charge is $17,622 while room and board is $12,828, books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $1,374.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend California Maritime Academy when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income California Maritime Academy
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$12,774
$30,001 to $48,000$16,346
$48,001 to $75,000$18,528
$75,001 to $110,000$23,553

The average reported annual net price for California Maritime Academy for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,882 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

44% of full-time undergrad California Maritime Academy received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,411 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 44% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,100 and 5% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $16,919.

Finanical Aid California Maritime Academy
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,411 44%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,964 29%
Pell Grants $5,182 23%
Other Federal Grants $1,088 11%
State and Local Grants $2,464 30%
Federal Student Loans $5,100 44%
Other Student Loans $16,919 5%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to California Maritime Academy, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $51,284. The loan balance of $51,284 is a four year multiple of the $12,821 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $489 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $51,284
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $489.31
Total Interest Paid $7,432.71
Sum of All Loan Payments $58,716.71

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year California Residents Non Residents
1 $28,403 $40,283
2 $28,683 $40,681
3 $28,966 $41,082
4 $29,252 $41,487

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at California Maritime Academy to be $113,612 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at California Maritime Academy
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
California Residents $0 $0 $0
Out of State Residents $372 $1,116 $1,488

Estimated cost for a class at California Maritime Academy based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at California Maritime Academy versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

California Maritime Academy Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=111188 IPEDS survey data for California Maritime Academy.