California State University-Stanislaus

Public, Four-years School Located in Turlock, CA

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How much is the CSU Stanislaus tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, CSU Stanislaus's tuition & fees is $7,826 for California residents and $19,706 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $23,733 for California residents and $35,613 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

CSU Stanislaus Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
California Residents Tuition & Fees$7,826
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,706
Books & Supplies Costs$1,252
On-campus Room & Board$11,382
On-campus Expenses$3,273
Off-campus Room & Board$16,905
Off-campus Expenses$4,206
2023-2024 Projection
California Residents Tuition & Fees$7,736
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$19,616

How Much Does it Cost to Go to CSU Stanislaus for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $79,753 at CSU Stanislaus. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $137,837. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $101,234.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$19,798$34,400$25,313
Sophomore (2024-25)$19,891$34,439$25,310
Junior (2025-26)$19,985$34,479$25,307
Senior (2026-27)$20,078$34,519$25,304
4 Years Total$79,753$137,837$101,234
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$19,891$34,439$25,310
Sophomore (2025-26)$19,985$34,479$25,307
Junior (2026-27)$20,078$34,519$25,304
Senior (2027-28)$20,173$34,560$25,302
4 Years Total$80,127$137,997$101,224
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$19,985$34,479$25,307
Sophomore (2026-27)$20,078$34,519$25,304
Junior (2027-28)$20,173$34,560$25,302
Senior (2028-29)$20,267$34,602$25,301
4 Years Total$80,503$138,161$101,214
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$20,078$34,519$25,304
Sophomore (2027-28)$20,173$34,560$25,302
Junior (2028-29)$20,267$34,602$25,301
Senior (2029-30)$20,362$34,645$25,300
4 Years Total$80,880$138,327$101,207
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$20,173$34,560$25,302
Sophomore (2028-29)$20,267$34,602$25,301
Junior (2029-30)$20,362$34,645$25,300
Senior (2030-31)$20,458$34,688$25,299
4 Years Total$81,260$138,495$101,201

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, CSU Stanislaus' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $13,259.
California State University-Stanislaus$7,826$19,706
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between CSU Stanislaus and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
California State University-StanislausTurlock, CA$7,826$19,706
Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO$10,181$16,623
Columbus State UniversityColumbus, GA$5,751$16,805
Southeastern Oklahoma State UniversityDurant, OK$7,200$16,410
Delaware State UniversityDover, DE$10,314$20,250
Towson UniversityTowson, MD$11,306$28,326
Christopher Newport UniversityNewport News, VA$16,351$30,988
The University of Texas Permian BasinOdessa, TX$10,904$23,212
Midwestern State UniversityWichita Falls, TX$10,310$12,260
California State University-East BayHayward, CA$7,055$18,935
Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellville, AR$8,508$14,502

Financial Aid and COA

At California State University-Stanislaus, 7,218 students (78%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $9,044.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at CSU Stanislaus is $26,569 for students living on-campus and $33,025 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 779 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $9,696 and the average amount of student loans is $5,076.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
California ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$23,733$35,613
COA (off-campus)$30,189$42,069
Tuition & Fees$7,826$19,706
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,907$15,907
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$22,363$22,363
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$14,689$26,569
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$21,145$33,025
Average Financial Aid$9,044$9,044
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship7,21878%$9,044
Pell Grants5,28757%$4,724
Federal Student Loan1,93121%$6,341
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid77989%-
Grants or Scholarships76187%$9,696
Federal Grants54262%$5,349
Pell Grants54162%$5,103
Other Federal Grants25930%$536
State/Local Grants70380%$2,646
Institutional Grants54062%$4,851
Student Loan Aid10312%$5,076
Federal Student Loans10011%$4,496
Other Student Loans51%$14,649
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level601594$11,216
110,001 or more3025$2,144

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

CSU Stanislaus's acceptance rate is 94.76%. A total of 5,740 applicants applied to and 5,439 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 951 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 17.48%.
To apply to CSU Stanislaus, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and Completion of college-preparatory program.
Acceptance Rate94.76%91.96%96.30%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.48%17.32%17.57%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither Required Nor Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

California State University-Stanislaus has a total of 10,154 students including 8,926 undergraduate and 1,228 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,340 male students and 7,141 female students attending CSU Stanislaus. The school offers online degree programs and 1,419 students enrolled online exclusively (13.97% of all students).
Total10,481 3,3407,141
Undergraduate9,198 3,0276,171
Graduate1,283 313970

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressOne University Circle, Turlock, CA
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered65 Programs
Graduate Program Offered19 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate97.00%
Student Population10,154
Graduation Rate55%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate81% (Full-time), 47% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate18 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties359 (Full-time), 332 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs934 (Full-time), 355 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,819
Average Staff Salary$70,267