Cost of Attendance

Palm Trees Outside Central Classroom Building at El Paseo de Caesar Chavez

Estimate Cost of Attendance (Budget) used by San Jose State University for students living at home, on campus or off-campus housing:

2014-15 Student Budgets
Budget Allowances With Parents Campus Housing Off Campus
Room and Board $4,598 $11,810 $13,050
Transportation $1,494 $1,390 $1,456
Miscellaneous/Personal $1,364 $1,364 $1,364
Books and Supplies $1,826 $1,826 $1,826
**Undergraduate Fees  (6.1 or more units) $7,324 $7,324 $7,324
**Graduate/Post-Bac Fees  (6.1 or more units) $8,590 $8,590 $8,590
**Credential Fees          (6.1 units or more) $8,200 $8,200 $8,200
Undergraduate Total $16,606 $23,714 $25,020
Graduate/Post-Bac Total $17,872 $24,980 $26,286
Credential Total $17,482 $24,590 $25,896

 

2014-15 Student Budget for Ed.D Leadership Program
Budget Allowances Summer Fall/Spring
Room and Board $4,110 $12,970
Transportation $470 $1,456
Miscellaneous/Personal $430 $1,364
Books and Supplies $58 $1,826
**Full-Time Tuition Fees $6,229 $13,130
Graduate/Post-Bac Total $11,297 $30,746
 
2013-14 Student Budgets
Budget Allowances With Parents Campus Housing Off Campus
Room and Board $4,518 $12,404 $12,756
Transportation $1,495 $1,390 $1,457
Miscellaneous/Personal $1,337 $1,337 $1,337
Books and Supplies $1,789 $1,789 $1,789
**Undergraduate Full-Time Fees $7,303 $7,303 $7,303
Graduate/Post-Bac Full-Time Fees $8,569 $8,569 $8,569
Credential Full-Time Fees $8,179 $8,179 $8,179
Undergraduate Total $16,442 $24,223 $24,642
Graduate/Post-Bac Total $17,708 $25,489 $25,908
Credential Total $17,318 $25,099 $25,518

 

**All fees and charges are subject to change without notice

Loan fees could average from $80 - $190 depending on one's career

Non - Resident Fees: Additional $372 per unit

Graduate Business Professional Fee: $254 per unit for students in the following graduate business programs:

  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • Master of Science in Accountancy
  • Misc. Course Fees: Additional fees or materials pertaining to a particular course may be required. These fees are determined by the department/college offering the course.

The CSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Fees listed in published schedules or student accounts may need to be increased when public funding is inadequate. Therefore, the CSU must reserve the right, even after initial fee payments are made, to increase or modify any listed fees, without notice, until the date when instruction for a particular semester or quarter has begun. All CSU listed fees should be regarded as estimates that are subject to change upon approval by The Board of Trustees.

Listing of current tuition fees

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