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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_color=”blue”]#1 State in International Student Enrollment in the U.S.[/vc_message][vc_column_text]If the estimates for 2017-18 are not available, older data will be displayed.  Please note that all figures are obtained from each school’s website and are subject to changes.   Hidden fees and costs could add $2,000-$5,000 to these figures.

These estimates are for undergraduate and graduate programs at schools in selected cities.   The first shows the cost of tuition, and the second estimates the minimum living expenses for international students.  School’s highlighted in green print are public schools.

(Back to Cost Estimates in Other States)[/vc_column_text][vc_message message_box_color=”blue”]Click “+” Sign for Detailed Info.[/vc_message][vc_toggle title=”Aliso Viejo” el_id=”1482092057604-389a386c-3516″]Soka University of America

Top 10 in Best Value schools – by U.S. News & World Report

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Atherton ” el_id=”1482092029848-9646f319-acb0″]Menlo College

One of the 124 institutions in “Best in the West” – by the Princeton Review 2016

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Azusa (#177 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482118150108-b5a39f6d-b0e6″]Azusa Pacific University

#183 in “National Universities” -by U.S. News & World Report 2017

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Berkeley (#65 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092055671-97d253da-f113″]University of California, Berkeley

#1 Public University in the World – Shanghai Rankings 2016

Recent Rankings of UC, Berkeley 

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Chico (#293 Best College Towns & Cities) ” el_id=”1482092053802-edb17c67-1f6f”]California State University – Chico

#8 in Top Public Schools – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate: minimum $24,856 per year for in-state students; minimum $33,830 per year for out-of-state students
  • Graduate: minimum $23,320 per year for in-state students; minimum $32,248 per year for out-of-state students

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Claremont” el_id=”1482092051672-65441837-dd06″]Harvey Mudd College

  • Its alumni earn the third highest mid-career salaries of all U.S. college and university graduates, according to PayScale 2016-17 College Salary Report.
  • #1 in “Most Innovative Schools”
  • #1 in U.S. for undergraduate Engineering programs -U.S. News & World Report
  • #4 for “Top 50 Colleges that Pay You Back” – the Princeton Review 2016
  • Cost of Attendance: $52,383; $19,534 (Fee, books, room & board, personal expenses)

Claremont McKenna College

#9 National Liberal Arts Colleges – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate: $50,945 (Tuition & fees); $18,440 (Books, room & board, other fees for 2016-17)
  • Graduate: $57,707 (Master program in Finance  2015-16); $18,440
  • Tuition and Fees 2016-17

Pitzer College

One of the “Top 300 Best College Values of 2017” – by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

  • Undergraduate: $50,160; $17,922 (Fees, room and board, health insurance)
  • Tuition and Fees 2016-17

Pomona College

#7 on “America’s Top Colleges 2016” – by Forbes

  • Undergraduate: $64,957 (Tuition, fees, room & board for 2016-17)
  • Tuition and Costs for 2016-17

Scripps College

#23 National Liberal Arts Colleges – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate: $50,767; $17,697 (Fees, books, room and board, personal expenses)
  • Tuition and Fees 2016-17 (the info is on the right side of the page blue-shaded area)

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Costa Mesa (#278 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092049586-d6145206-da16″]Vanguard University of Southern California

#591 “Top America’s Colleges” – by Forbes 2016

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Davis (#58 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092047955-58459140-ce25″]University of California – Davis

#10 “Public Universities” in the U.S.

Full list for Academic Rankings

  • Undergraduate: $40,729 (tuition & fees); $20,956 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportation, health insurance)
  • Graduate: $50, 725 (MBA); $16,358.92 (Single room and unlimited meal plan)
  • Cost of Attendance 2016-17
  • Room and Board Fee 2016-17

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Fresno (#188 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482118133129-aaa9289d-1186″]California State University – Fresno

#220 in “National Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

List of recent rankings

  • Undergraduate: $17,473 (Tuition and fees for 30 units); $9,386 (Room & board)
  • Graduate: $18,851 (for 18 MBA credits); $16,941 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportation)
  • Tuition and Fees 2016-17
  • Cost Attendance: 2016-17

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Fullerton (#212 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092045741-847aa60e-f0cd”]California State University – Fullerton

Full list of Academic Rankings in 2016

  • Undergraduate: $33,348 (for 36 credits); $20,212
  • Graduate: $34,614 (for 36 credits); $20,212
  • Tuition and Campus-based Fees 2016-17 (International students should follow the rates for Non-residents)

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Irvine (#81 Best College Towns & Cities )” el_id=”1482092043495-ed5baa61-24bb”]University of California – Irvine

#9 “Public Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”La Mirada” el_id=”1482118116563-a4aa9994-90cd”]Biola University

List of recent academic rankings

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”La Verne” el_id=”1482092041668-87eeac7e-b4de”]University of La Verne

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Long Beach (ranked #327 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092038608-65be7929-0c53″]California State University – Long Beach

  • Undergraduate: $15,388 (for 24 credits); $16,512
  • Graduate: $22,750 (24-credit Business graduate program); $16,512
  • Tuition and Fees 2016-17

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Los Angeles (#111 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092037792-acc179dc-7cd6″]University of California, Los Angeles

#12 in the “World Universities” – by Shanghai Jiao Tong University

List of UCLA’s academic rankings

  • #2 in international student enrollment in California
  • 11,513 international students
  • Undergraduate: $39,600; $21,129 (for 9 months)
  • Graduate:$31,427.37 (Tuition, fees and health insurance for three terms); $24,930 (for 9 months)
  • 2016-17 Estimated Undergraduate Student Budget (9 months)
  • 2016-17 Graduate Tuition and Fees (You should read the info for Non-resident)

University of Southern California

#15 in “U.S. College Rankings 2017” – by WallStree Journal/Times Higher Education

  • #1 in international student enrollment in California
  • 13,340 international students
  • Undergraduate:$51,442 (for 24-36 units per year); $18,269 (student insurance and some other fees are not included in the estimated cost)
  • Graduate: $51,442 (for 30-36 units per year); $24,410
  • 2016-17 Undergraduate Estimate of Costs
  • 2016-17 Graduate Estimate of Costs 

Loyola Marymount University

#3 Regional Universities West – by U.S. News & World Report 2017


Mount Saint Mary’s University

  • Undergraduate: $37,202 (Tuition & services fee); $13,816 (Room: single private bath)
  • Graduate: $38,912 (MBA); $13,816 (Room: single private bath)
  • Tuition & Fees 2016-17

Occidental College

  • Undergraduate: total cost per year $65,530 (for 2016-17)
  • Graduate: total cost per year $65,530 (for 2016-17)

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Malibu” el_id=”1482092036975-18177bdc-9dad”]Pepperdine University

#84 Best Business Schools 2016 – by Bloomberg Businessweek

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Merced (#161 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482116285174-5dcaebb5-cc6a”]University of California – Merced

#72 in Top Public Schools and #152 in “National Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate:$39,944; $22,332 (for 9 months)
  • Graduate: $28,033 (tuition & fees); $22,653 (for 9 months)
  • 2016-17 Tuition and Fees

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Oakland (#374 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482456716644-df2f01e7-d212″]Mills College

#5 Regional Universities West – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate:$44,322; $22,855 (Fees, books, room & board – single room and 19 meals per week, personal expenses, health insurance )
  • Graduate:$32,504; $22,705 (Fees, books, room & board, personal expenses, health insurance )
  • Cost of Attendance  (2016-2017)
  • Graduate: Expenses 2017-2018

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Orange (#352 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092036086-2bc949ae-3d38″]Chapman University

#6 in “Regional Universities West” – by U.S. News & World Report

  • Undergraduate: $48,310; $28,836 (Fees, room & board – single room, health insurance)
  • Graduate: $42,840 (for 28 creidts of MBA); $28,836 (Fees, room & board – single room, health insurance)
  • Tuition & Fee Information 2016-17

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Pasadena (#95 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092035246-c4eb3f46-45e5″]California Institute of Technology

#2 in “World University Rankings” – by Times Higher Education 2016

List of complete academic ranknings

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Pomona (#321 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092034531-bdf595d4-e860″]California State Polytechnic University – Pomona

#33 in “Regional Universities West” – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate: $20,000-$25,000 (Tuition & fees); $21,360 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportaiton)
  • Graduate: $17,221 (for 36 graduate units); $21,360 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportaiton)
  • Tuition and Fees 2017

Pomona College (#4 National Liberal Arts Colleges)

  • Undergraduate: $47,620; $15,150

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Redlands (#276 Best Towns & Colleges)” el_id=”1482092033597-1aa7bbf4-0f0c”]University of Redlands

#12 in “Regional Universities West” – by U.S. News & World Report

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Riverside (#128 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092032824-95125098-4810″]University of California – Riverside 

#1 based on metrics of graduation rate, affordability, and the financial aid available to students- by TIME Magazine 2014

List of Recent Rankings

  • Undergraduate: $41,892 (Tuition & fees for 3 quarters); $21,030 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportation)
  • Graduate: $31,852 (Tuition & fees for 3 quarters); $21,030
  • Current Quarter Tuition & Fees
  • Program Costs 

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”San Diego (#107 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092032044-cb8190c7-c6d0″]University of California, San Diego

#17 in “World University Rankings” – by the Center for World University Rankings. 

  • #3 in international student enrollment in California
  • 7,556 international students
  • Undergraduate: $40,354 (Tuition & fees); $16,478 (Books, housing & meals, personal expenses, transportation)
  • Graduate: $31,732 ; $18,395
  • Budgets for Undergraduates 2016-17
  • Budgets for Graduate Students 2016-17

San Diego State University

#146 in “National Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report


University of San Diego

#86 National Universities

List of Rankings

  • Undergraduate: $45,540; $14,982 (Fees, Room & board, health insurance for 9 months)
  • Graduate: $29,970 (18 credits for MS inExecutive Leadership); $18,804 (for 9 months)
  • Estimated Annual Student Expenses 2016-17

Point Loma Nazarene University

Top 20 in “Regional Universities West” – by U.S. News & World Report

  • Undergraduate: $32,900; $10,550 (Fees, room and board)
  • Graduate: $14,490 (for 18 units MBA); $10,550
  • Tuition & Costs 2016-17

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”San Francisco (#105 College Cities & Towns)” el_id=”1482092029068-557be1aa-dd61″]University of San Francisco

#22 in “Best MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship” – by U.S. News & World Report

  • Undergraduate: $44,040; $21,750 (books, fees, room & board, personal expenses, transportation, health insurance for 2016-2017)
  • Graduate: $48,140(Law-JD); $21,750
  • Graduate Tuition and Fees 2016-17

San Francisco State University 

Graduate program of Philosophy ranks #8 in the U.S.

  • Undergraduate: $18,388 (for 32 credits); $18,748 (books, room & board, personal expenses, transportation for 2016-2017)
  • Graduate: $16,678 (for 24 credits); $18,748
  • Graduate: $25,174 (for 24 MBA credits); $18,748
  • Estimated Expenses and Tuition 

University of California, San Francisco

#3 in “Best Medical Schools” in th U.S.-by U.S News & World Report

Top 20 for U.S. News’ 2017 Global Universities Rankings

  • Graduate: $49,589; $31,656 (room & board & utilities, personal expenses, transportation for 2016-2017)
  • Facts & Figures

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Santa Barbara (#79 College Cities & Towns)” el_id=”1482092028299-d2a0df29-1cf5″]University of California, Santa Barbara

#25 in “Best Global Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

#8 in the “Top 30 Public National Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report

List of UCSB’s recent academic rankings

  • Undergraduate:$38,976; $22,878 (Fees, books, health insurance, room & board, personal expenses, transportation, cell phone for 2016-17)
  • Graduate: $27,396; $24,870
  • Your “Cost of Attendance

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Santa Cruz (#124 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092030576-b51a054d-dc06″]University of California, Santa Cruz 

#27 in “Best Global Universities” – by U.S. News & World Report 2017

  • Undergraduate: $40,197 (Tuition & fees); $21,990 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportation, health insurance)
  • Graduate: $29,151 (Tuition & fees); $27,909 (Books, room & board, personal expenses, transportation, health insurance)
  • 2016-17 Undergraduate Budegets 
  • 2016-17 Graduate Student Budgets

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Stanford (#43 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092031299-0ecf176a-bcba”]Stanford University

Stanford’s website does not provide any info regarding academic rankings of any kind.  Could Stanford be “#1 University in the World?” – No rankings can every catch Stanford’s awesomeness!

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Stockton (#168 Best College Towns & Cities)” el_id=”1482092027402-ed19e688-0d19″]University of the Pacific

#12 Best-Value College in the U.S. – by the Economist 2015

List of Pacific’s Rankings

[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”Thousand Oaks (#404 Best College Towns & Cities)”]California Lutheran University

“U.S. News” Ranks CLU Among Top 20 Schools in the West”

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