Cal U Graduate Student Costs

Your total costs for graduate study at California University of Pennsylvania will depend on various factors, including:

  • Where you live (in-state or out-of-state residency).
  • Which graduate program you choose (master's or doctoral degree, certificate, certification or licensure).
  • Where your classes are delivered (on campus or online).
  • If you live in University housing (room and board options).

For most graduate students who live on campus, basic Cal U costs include tuition, fees, University housing and meal plan.

Most graduate students depend on some form of financial aid to help manage college costs. Approximately 90% of all Cal U students receive some form of financial assistance. Be sure to explore types of financial aid, how to apply for financial aid and more.


Tuition and Fees

Your tuition and fees to attend Cal U depend on various factors, including where you live, your student level (graduate degree or other program) and how your courses are delivered (on campus or online). Review the most up-to-date graduate student tuition costs at Cal U, as established by the Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.

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A Cal U residence hall.

Housing and Meal Plans


Cal U offers housing options to graduate students, including a variety of room configurations for one to three roommates or suitemates. Different meal plan options also are available. Explore living at California University of Pennsylvania and costs for University housing and dining. 

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Find out what an affordable education looks like at California University of Pennsylvania.

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