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California University of Pennsylvania Tuition & Cost

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for California University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,392
Room and Board $10,416
Other Expenses Budget$5,002
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for California University of Pennsylvania
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$3,392
Room and Board $10,416
Other Expenses Budget$5,002

Residents of Pennsylvania pay an annual total price of $27,526 to attend California University of Pennsylvania on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $7,716 for tuition, $10,416 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies and $3,392 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $31,384 which is 14% higher than Pennsylvania residents. The tuition charge is $11,574 while room and board is $10,416, books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $3,392.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income California University of Pennsylvania
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,854
$30,001 to $48,000$16,063
$48,001 to $75,000$18,197
$75,001 to $110,000$21,716

The average reported annual net price for California University of Pennsylvania for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $19,116 in 2019/2020. 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

98% of full-time undergrad California University of Pennsylvania received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,915 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 84% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,410 and 14% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $10,613.

Finanical Aid California University of Pennsylvania
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,915 98%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,127 82%
Pell Grants $4,616 46%
Other Federal Grants $758 84%
State and Local Grants $3,029 46%
Federal Student Loans $5,410 84%
Other Student Loans $10,613 14%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to California University of Pennsylvania, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $67,520. The loan balance of $67,520 is a four year multiple of the $16,880 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 $644 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 $67,520
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $644.22
Total Interest Paid $9,785.83
Sum of All Loan Payments $77,305.83

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $27,526 $31,384
2 $27,890 $31,799
3 $28,258 $32,219
4 $28,631 $32,644

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at California University of Pennsylvania to be $110,104 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.3% 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 University of Pennsylvania
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Pennsylvania Residents $322 $966 $1,288
Out of State Residents $482 $1,446 $1,928

Estimated cost for a class at California University of Pennsylvania 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 University of Pennsylvania versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

California University of Pennsylvania Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211361 IPEDS survey data for California University of Pennsylvania.