California Average Net Price Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in California by Average Net Price for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in California by Average Net Price

The lowest net price colleges in California are ranked by the average net price paid. Net price is the average cost paid as determined by tuition minus scholarship and grant financial aid and grant financial aid and may be a more accurate estimation of real life costs than published tuition. Discount from list price represents the effective percent discount from published costs that students averaged. Please note that net price varies on a student by student basis based on finanical situation and no financial aid is guaranteed. California Christian College leads the list with a ($1,368) average annual net price paid in 2014-2015.

Net price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018/2019 academic year.

California's Cheapest Colleges by Average Net Price
College Net Price Discount
#1 California Christian College

Fresno, Private Not For Profit

($1,368) 108%
#2 California State University Los Angeles

Los Angeles, Public Not For Profit

$3,255 87%
#3 California State University Dominguez Hills

Carson, Public Not For Profit

$4,594 79%
#4 Epic Bible College

Sacramento, Private Not For Profit

$4,840 79%
#5 California State University Bakersfield

Bakersfield, Public Not For Profit

$5,771 74%
#6 California State University Fresno

Fresno, Public Not For Profit

$6,002 69%
#7 California State University Stanislaus

Turlock, Public Not For Profit

$7,069 65%
#8 California State University San Bernardino

San Bernardino, Public Not For Profit

$7,876 65%
#9 California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, Public Not For Profit

$8,294 67%
#10 California State University Northridge

Northridge, Public Not For Profit

$8,694 57%
#11 California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, Public Not For Profit

$9,903 55%
#12 California State University Sacramento

Sacramento, Public Not For Profit

$10,271 58%
#13 California State University East Bay

Hayward, Public Not For Profit

$10,902 54%
#14 Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary

Los Angeles, Private Not For Profit

$11,489 52%
#15 University of the West

Rosemead, Private Not For Profit

$12,116 47%
#16 California State University Monterey Bay

Seaside, Public Not For Profit

$12,468 45%
#17 Humphreys College Stockton and Modesto Campuses

Stockton, Private Not For Profit

$12,650 60%
#18 California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Pomona, Public Not For Profit

$12,843 50%
#19 California State University San Marcos

San Marcos, Public Not For Profit

$13,010 43%
#20 University of California Riverside

Riverside, Public Not For Profit

$13,045 58%