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The Cheapest Colleges in California

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List of the most affordable universities in California based on in-state tuition. Looking for a cheap college that will still teach you everything you need to know? Look no further than this list of the cheapest colleges in CA. Tuition at these California schools is much lower than expensive schools like Stanford University or USC. Many of the schools on the list are public, state-run institutions. But just remember: that means that if you're coming to one of these colleges from outside of California, you'll definitely find yourself paying more in tuition. With all the tuition boosts within our education system it's not easy finding the perfect affordable college, but hopefully this list can point you in the right direction. And you'll still get to enjoy that gorgeous California weather, while getting an excellent education!
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    Rosemead, California, United States of America $4,270

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    Long Beach, California, United States of America $4,606 in-state tuition$16,624 out-of-state tuition

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    Hayward, California, United States of America $4,872 in-state tuition$16,905 out-of-state tuition

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    California State University, F... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Fullerton, California, United States of America $4,884 in-state tuition$16,044 out-of-state tuition

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    Camarillo, California, United States of America $5,070 in-state tuition$16,230 out-of-state tuition

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    Los Angeles, California, United States of America $5,076 in-state tuition$21,312 out-of-state tuition

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    Vallejo, California, United States of America $5,294 in-state tuition$16,454 out-of-state tuition

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    Bakersfield, California, United States of America $5,314 in-state tuition$16,474 out-of-state tuition

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    Sacramento, California, United States of America $5,404 in-state tuition$16,564 out-of-state tuition

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    Los Angeles, California, United States of America $5,506 in-state tuition$14,434 out-of-state tuition

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    Carson, California, United States of America $5,507 in-state tuition$14,435 out-of-state tuition

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    Pomona, California, United States of America $5,513 in-state tuition$11,789 out-of-state tuition

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    Fresno, California, United States of America $5,534 in-state tuition$16,694 out-of-state tuition

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    California, United States of America $5,668 in-state tuition$16,828 out-of-state tuition

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    San Bernardino, California, United States of America $5,703 in-state tuition$14,631 out-of-state tuition

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    Seaside, California, United States of America $5,963 in-state tuition$17,123 out-of-state tuition

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    San Diego, California, United States of America $5,990 in-state tuition$11,160 out-of-state tuition

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    Turlock, California, United States of America $5,994 in-state tuition$17,154 out-of-state tuition

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    Rohnert Park, California, United States of America $6,174 in-state tuition$15,102 out-of-state tuition

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    Humboldt State University is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Arcata, California, United States of America $6,474 in-state tuition$12,750 out-of-state tuition

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    San Marcos, California, United States of America $6,596 in-state tuition$17,756 out-of-state tuition

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    Chico, California, United States of America $6,964 in-state tuition$18,124 out-of-state tuition

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    San Jose, California, United States of America $7,544 in-state tuition$16,472 out-of-state tuition

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    San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America $7,921 in-state tuition$19,081 out-of-state tuition

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    San Jose, California, United States of America $8,890

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    Trident University Internation... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California
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    Brandman University is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Irvine, California, United States of America $9,611

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    Stockton, California, United States of America $10,134

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    San Diego, California, United States of America $11,088

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    University of California, Los ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Los Angeles, California, United States of America $11,604 in-state tuition$34,482 out-of-state tuition

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    University of California, Berk... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Berkeley, California, United States of America $11,767 in-state tuition$34,645 out-of-state tuition

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    Riverside, California, United States of America $11,851 in-state tuition$34,729 out-of-state tuition

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    University of California, San ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    San Diego, California, United States of America $12,128 in-state tuition$35,006 out-of-state tuition

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    Santa Cruz, California, United States of America $12,333 in-state tuition$35,211 out-of-state tuition

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    University of California, Sant... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Santa Barbara, California, United States of America $12,508 in-state tuition$35,386 out-of-state tuition

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    University of California, Davi... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    Davis, California, United States of America $12,794 in-state tuition$35,672 out-of-state tuition

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    Irvine, California, United States of America $12,902 in-state tuition$35,780 out-of-state tuition

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    Oakland, California, United States of America $13,440

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    Golden Gate University is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    California, United States of America $13,920

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    San Diego, California, United States of America $16,780

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    Sunnyvale, California, United States of America $19,668

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    Santa Barbara, California, United States of America $20,385

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    Pasadena, California, United States of America $20,444

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    Redding, California, United States of America $21,600

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    Rocklin, California, United States of America $21,800

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    California, United States of America $22,425

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    Academy of Art University is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Cheapest Colleges in California

    California, United States of America $22,490

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    El Cajon, California, United States of America $22,690

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    Santa Paula, California, United States of America $22,850

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    Laguna Beach, California, United States of America $23,730

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