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Paying for San Diego State

Tuition Scoreboard
Undergraduate (in-state)$20,016
($8,136)
Graduate (in-state)$19,074
($9,570)
Books & Supplies$1,091
On-Campus Living Costs $22,257
Off-Campus Living Costs $19,029

San Diego State 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at San Diego State University is $8,136 for California residents and $20,016 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $9,570 for students living in California and $19,074 for others. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $22,257 when a student lives on campus and $19,029 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $43,364 when a student lives on campus and $40,136 when living off-campus for the academic year 2019-2020. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
In-StateOut-of-State
Total Costs$31,484 (On-Campus)
$28,256 (Off-Campus)
$43,364 (On-Campus)
$40,136 (Off-Campus)
Tuition & Fees$8,136$20,016
Books & Supplies$1,091
Room & Board$19,330 (on-campus) /$15,375 (off-campus)
Other Expenses$2,927 (on-campus) /$3,654 (off-campus)
Average Financial Aid$9,481
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$22,003 (On-Campus)
$18,775 (Off-Campus)
$33,883 (On-Campus)
$30,655 (Off-Campus)
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $8,136 for California residents and $20,016 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 2.12% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
In-State$7,488 $7,510 $7,720 $8,136
Out-of-State$19,368 $19,390 $19,600 $20,016
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $9,570 for California residents and $19,074 for out-of-state students. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 2.23% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
In-State$8,922 $8,944 $9,154 $9,570
Out-of-State$18,426 $18,448 $18,658 $19,074
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students. The tuition per credit hour are stayed the same compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
UndergraduateIn-State- ---
Out-of-State$396 $396$396$396
GraduateIn-State- ---
Out-of-State$396 $396$396$396
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,091. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at San Diego State University.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,915 $1,969 $1,079 $1,091
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at San Diego State University is $22,257 when living on campus and $19,029 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.81% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 9.52% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $16,892$17,752$16,892$19,330
Other Expenses $3,023$3,291$3,023$2,927
Off-CampusRoom & Board $13,514$13,533$13,514$15,375
Other Expenses $3,463$3,742$3,463$3,654
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs