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Student Living Expenses

The estimated costs of living in Sacramento are estimates for one academic year. Your individual circumstances (costs), discretionary expenses, or spending styles may not be the same as these numbers.

Living Expense Estimates for Informational Purposes

Allowance With Parents On-Campus Off-Campus
Books & Supplies $1,136 $1,136 $1,136
Food & Housing $6,934 $16,278 $21,620
Transportation $1,610 $1,266 $1,400
Misc. Personal $2,672 $2,672 $2,672

Off-Campus Housing

In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990 the California State University, Sacramento provides the typical market cost of a one bedroom apartment in the Sacramento area.

1 Bedroom: $1,741.00 per month

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