Cost of college went up for all students at California State University-Fresno

In-state tuition and fees rose 4.3 percent for 2017-18 at California State University-Fresno, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.3 percent for 2017-18 at California State University-Fresno, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

California residents paid $6,585 to attend the four-year public institution this year $272 more than the $6,313 charged for 2016-17.

Non-residents paid 180.4 percent more than residents this year, or $18,465. Their price tag grew 5.7 percent from $17,473 in 2016-17.

About 97 percent of the school's undergraduate population are California residents. About 1 percent are residents of other states and 2 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 86 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 2,943 students received grants or scholarships totaling $29.45 million and 963 students took out student loans totaling more than $4.57 million.

Including all undergraduates, 15,981 students used grants or scholarships totaling $144.75 million. Another 6,779 took out $40.04 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2014-15
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
Change in tuition and fees 2014-15 to 2017-18
In-state
~23,673
$6,299
$6,311
$6,313
$6,585
4.5%
Out-of-state
~244
$17,459
$17,471
$17,473
$18,465
5.8%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at the California State University-Fresno in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
2,263
64%
$11,480,321
$5,073
State / local grant or scholarship
2,496
71%
$5,927,666
$2,375
Institutional grants or scholarships
2,006
57%
$12,039,832
$6,002
Grant or scholarship aid total
2,943
83%
$29,447,819
$10,006
Federal student loans
956
27%
$4,287,451
$4,485
Other student loans
31
1%
$277,753
$8,960
Student loan aid
963
27%
$4,565,204
$4,741
Total student aid
3,049
86%

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