2020 Average Graduate Tuition in California

For academic year 2019-2020, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $10,900 for California residents and $20,800 for out-of-state students over 1936 graduate schools in California. Claremont McKenna College has the highest graduate tuition & fees ($62,616) and Occidental College has the second highest costs ($62,616) in California.
The average cost per credit hour, for part-time students and/or overloaded credits, is $1,160 for California residents and $766 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2020 average graduate school tuition & fees for California graduate schools.
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees in California (2019-2020)
Tuition & Fees
California residents$10,900
Out-of-State$20,800
Cost per Credit Hour
California residents$1,160
Out-of-State$766

California Graduate School Tuition & Fees Changes from 2011 to 2020

The tuition & fees of California graduate schools have increased 14.84% ($2,809) from $18,921(2011) to $21,730 (2020). Next table shows the changes of California graduate school tuition & fees for last 10 years.
California Graduate School Tuition Changes from 2011 to 2020
YearCalifornia Residents In-State Tuition & FeesOut-of-State Tuition & FeesCalifornia Residents Cost per Credit HourOut-of-State Tuition & Fees
2011$10,931$18,921-$695
2012$9,262$19,403$250$713
2013$9,432$19,941-$747
2014$9,472$20,613-$762
2015$10,657$20,650-$768
2016$9,638$20,794-$796
2017$9,648$21,503-$772
2018$10,114$21,558-$786
2019$10,216$21,472-$800
2020$10,271$21,730-$817
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