Tuition Fees
Didactic Tuition per unit: $120.00
Audit Didactic Tuition (per unit) $60
Clinical Tuition per unit (20 hours): $140.00
Non Tuition Fees (non-refundable)
Application: $100.00
Foreign Student Application: $200.00
Registration Fee per quarter: $50.00
Student ID Card: $10.00
Official Transcripts: $10.00
Intern Malpractice Insurance per year: $200.00
Challenge Exam: $50.00
Equipment: $90.00
Lab Supplies or Kits: $90.00
Textbooks, or other learning media: Varies
Uniforms or other special protective clothing $50.00
Assessment fees for transfer of credits: $10.00
Fees to transfer credits: $10.00
Student Tuition Recovery Fund fee: $0.00
Incomplete Grade Exam: $50.00
Graduation Fee: $100.00
Diploma: $50.00
Returned Check fee: $25.00
Late Payment: $10.00
Charges paid to an entity other than an institution that is specifically required for participation in the educational program:(Title 5, CCR §71800 (a) through (f)) Varies
OBLIGATED TO PAY UPON ENROLLMENT: $_____________________

Limitations on Cost

The University makes every effort to avoid or to hold costs to a necessary minimum. Normally, tuition and fee changes are announced at least one full term before becoming effective. However, the University reserves the right to change tuition and fees when necessary .

Tuition Payment Policy

Full payment of tuition and fees is due by the registration deadline which is posted each quarter. Payments may be made in cash, check, or credit card (Master Card or Visa only). A payment plan is offered to students whose tuition exceeds $650 per quarter. Payment can be made in 2 or 3 installments for each quarter. All monies owed for any reason must be paid in full before registering for a subsequent quarter unless other arrangements have been made with the Business Office. Please contact the Business Office for specific details.

Note: An audit course may be taken for half tuition cost if the student has successfully completed the course at Golden State University. The student must decide within the first two (2) weeks of the quarter if the course will be taken for credit or as an audit course.

Cost of Education

The following is an estimate of quarterly tuition and fees:

$5,760* Actual Tuition
$7,272 Room and Board $828 Books and Supplies
$810 Transportation
*Subject to change based on current tuition costs.

Financial Aid Program

Golden State University does not participate in any state or Federal Financial Aid Program .This Institution does not provide any private loans. [CEC §94909(a) (11)]

If the student obtains a loan, the student will have to repay full amount of the loan plus interest, , less the amount of any refund, and that, if the student receives a federal student financial aid funds, the student is entitled to a refund of the money not paid from federal financial aid funds.

If student obtains loan, but if the student defaults on a federal loan, both the following may occur:

(1) The federal or state government or a loan guarantee agency may take action against the student, including applying any income tax refund to which the person is entitled to reduce the balance owed on the loan.

(2) The student may not be eligible for any other government financial assistance at another institution until the loan is repaid. [CEC §94911 (g) (1),(2)]

Bankruptcy Disclosure The institution does not have a pending petition in bankruptcy, nor is operating as a debtor in possession. It has NOT filed a petition within the preceding five years, and has NOT had a petition in bankruptcy filed against it within the preceding five years that resulted in reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.

You must pay the state-imposed assessment for the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) if all of the following applies to you: 1.”You are a student in an educational program, who is a California resident, or are enrolled in a residency program, and prepay all or part of your tuition either by cash, guaranteed student loans, or personal loans,” and

2. “Your total charges are not paid by any third-party payer such as an employer, government program or other payer unless you have a separate agreement to repay the third party. You are not eligible for protection from the STRF and you are not required to pay the STRF assessment, if either of the following applies”:

3. “You are not a California resident, or are not enrolled in a residency program, or your total charges are paid by a third party, such as an employer, government program or other payer, and you have no separate agreement to repay the third party.”

(b) The State of California created the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) to relieve or mitigate economic losses suffered by students in educational programs who are California residents, or are enrolled in a residency programs attending certain schools regulated by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education.

You may be eligible for STRF if you are a California resident or are enrolled in a residency program, prepaid tuition, paid the STRF assessment, and suffered an economic loss as a result of any of the following:

  1. “The school closed before the course of instruction was completed.”
  2. “The school’s failure to pay refunds or charges on behalf of a student to a third party for license fees or any other purpose, or to provide equipment or materials for which a charge was collected within 180 days before the closure of the school.”
  3. “The school’s failure to pay or reimburse loan proceeds under a federally guaranteed student loan program as required by law or to pay or reimburse proceeds received by the school prior to closure in excess of tuition and other costs.”
  4. “There was a material failure to comply with the Act or this Division within 30 days before the school closed or, if the material failure began earlier than 30 days prior to closure, the period determined by the Bureau.”
  5. An inability after diligent efforts to prosecute, prove and collect on a judgment against the institution for a violation of the Act. However, no claim can be paid to any student without a social security number or a taxpayer identification number.”