In 2022, tuition for full-time California State University, Dominguez Hills students was $7,055 a year for in-state students and $16,559 a year for out-of-state students.
Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
Remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college feel more doable until after graduation.
Tuition for international students at California State University, Dominguez Hills is $17,622 per year.
California State University, Dominguez Hills is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,055 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.Non-California residents can expect to pay 16,559 per year for tuition.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as California residents.
Attending a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to verify your state's guidelines for how to qualify for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
Tuition at CSU Dominguez Hills is higher for international students than it is for out-of-state students.
International students at California State University, Dominguez Hills can expect to pay around $17,622 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or school-specific aid and scholarships.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at CSU Dominguez Hills.
Room and board at CSU Dominguez Hills is $16,035 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a dining plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the CSU Dominguez Hills's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.
Board costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources for students with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
The location of a college or university can also have a big effect on the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area is usually pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. California State University, Dominguez Hillsis in a urban setting in California, near Los Angeles.
When you're planning for college, don’t forget to factor in the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to CSU Dominguez Hills.
What will the cost of attending CSU Dominguez Hills be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$16,035|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
In 2022, 0 of the 15,958 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. CSU Dominguez Hills meets 29% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,422 a year. Around 42% of CSU Dominguez Hills undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. CSU Dominguez Hills graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $15,885 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for CSU Dominguez Hills Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on CSU Dominguez Hills financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, CSU Dominguez Hills awarded 8,404 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $80 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $190000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for CSU Dominguez Hills students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at CSU Dominguez Hills was $6,422 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of CSU Dominguez Hills seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$3,100|
What will attending CSU Dominguez Hills really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the CSU Dominguez Hills's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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