California State University, Chico Online Tuition and Financial Aid

When you choose California State University, Chico for your postgraduate studies, you get a high-quality education at an incredible value. Learn directly from expert faculty members and build strong connections with a cohort of like-minded individuals who aren’t afraid of a challenge.

Online MS in Computer Science Tuition

The online master’s in computer science program is 30 credit hours in total, with two 3-unit classes available each fall and spring term and one 3-unit class offered each summer term. Fees are paid at the beginning of each term.

Fees for the Online MS in Computer Science* 2024-2025 Academic Year
Cost Per Unit $850
Application Fee $70

*The Online MS in Computer Science program tuition is based on per-unit fees rather than regular CSU tuition charged for an on-campus program. Tuition and costs effective as of March 8, 2024, and are subject to change.

Disclaimer: Chico State makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum. Knowing the Cost of Attendance is important because the budget helps determine your Financial Need and your financial aid award. Financial Need is defined as the difference between your Expected Family Contribution and the standard Cost of Attendance calculated for each academic year. For an estimated moderate standard of living budget, please refer to the Chico State Cost of Attendance.

Financial Aid

To be eligible for federal financial aid for the Online MS in Computer Science program, applicants must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We recommend you submit your FAFSA as early as possible in order to give yourself the best opportunity for a financial aid award and to help you plan your finances in advance of your target start date at Chico State.

The FAFSA school code for Chico State is 001146.

Admissions Dates and Deadlines

Priority Application Deadline
Fall 2024 Term
Application Deadline
Fall 2024 Term
Next Start
Fall 2024 Term