Cost of Attendance

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Humboldt Costs

The following are estimates for the 2024-2025 academic school year. These estimates are intended to provide a general idea of the cost of attendance here at Cal Poly Humboldt. Fees are subject to change.

Undergraduates: Cost of Attendance 2024-2025

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees $8,250$8,250$8,250
Books, Course Materials, Supplies and Equipment$870$870$870
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$11,492$14,118$14,432
Transportation$1,796$1,796$1,796
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$2,536$2,536$2,536
Total$24,944$27,570$27,884

Teaching Credential: Cost of Attendance 2024-2025

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $9,228$9,228$9,228
Books, Course Materials, Supplies and Equipment$870$870$870
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$11,492$14,118$14,432
Transportation$1,796$1,796$1,796
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$2,536$2,536$2,536
Total$25,922$28,548$28,862

Graduate/Post-bac/Western Regional Grad (WRGP)  2024-2025

CostsWith ParentsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $9,774$9,774$9,774
Books, Course Materials, Supplies and Eqipment$870$870$870
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$11,492$14,188$14,432
Transportation$1,796$1,796$1,796
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$2,536$2,536$2,536
Total$26,468$29,094$29,408

MBA students: Professional Program Fee

A fee is charged on a per unit basis ($270 per unit) in addition to the registration fees (and nonresident tuition fee, if applicable) for the graduate business programs.

Out of State Tuition

Undergraduates

Example of Non-resident Fees: 12 units x 2 semesters = 24 units x $396 per unit = $9,504 in non-residence fees.

Example of Non-resident COA: $9,504 + $27,570 = $37,074 is the estimated cost of attendance per year.

Graduates

Example of Non-resident Fees: 9 units x 2 semesters = 18 units x $396 per unit = $7,128 in non-resident fees.

Example of Non-resident COA: $7,128 + $29,094 = $36,222 is the estimated cost of attendance per year.

Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE) 2024-2025

CostsOn CampusOff Campus
Estimated Tuition & Fees  $11,264$11,264
Books, Course Materials, Supplies and Equipment $870$870
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$14,118$14,432
Transportation$1,796$1,796
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$2,536$2,536
Total$30,584$30,898

AB 990

For informational purposes only: In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990 Cal Poly Humboldt provides the typical market cost of a one bedroom apartment in the local area.

  • Arcata one bedroom - $1170
  • Eureka one bedroom - $1130
  • McKinleyville one bedroom - $1225

The Room and Board expenses included in the off-campus Cost of Attendance represent the typical costs students pay when enrolled at Cal Poly Humboldt. Actual costs of room and board will vary. Many students living off-campus have roommates, which decreases their housing costs.

Updated January 2024