California State University tuition to rise 33% over the next five years

Students enrolled at California State University next fall will see their tuition spike 6% annually for the next five years — an increase that will affect 460,000 students across the Golden State.

After hours of emotional testimony, the CSU trustees voted 9-0 for the increase — the first since the 2011-12 academic year — to help narrow a $1.5 billion funding gap facing the 23-campus system.

The new tuition increase, scheduled through the 2028-29 academic year, brings the bill for the 2024 academic year to $6,084, a bump of $342.

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