Best Bang-for-the-buck College Rankings Best Bang for the Buck Colleges Washington Monthly 2017Colleges 2015CSUCI's BS Nursing Program is the most affordable BS Nursing Program in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. In fact, Washington Monthly ranked CSUCI highly in College and University category “Best Bang for the Buck” in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. We are currently #22 as of 2019.


The estimated cost varies by degree, number of units, location and other factors.

  • Track I Goleta BSN Fees per one credit unit: $425*
  • Track II ADN/RN to BSN Fees per one credit unit: $375*

*Resident and Non-Resident students pay the same per unit fee.

Subject to change at any time. Textbooks not included.

Campus services included in tuition fee:

  • Library privileges
  • Writing & Multiliteracy Center
  • Disability Services 

Campus services not included in tuition fee:

  • Health Center
  • Associated Student’s activities
  • Career services
  • Instructionally Related Activities (IRA)

Optional Campus Services available at extra cost Recreation Center Student ID

Financial Aid in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships may be available for eligible students.

Veterans Affairs Program assists prospective and enrolled student veterans and dependents.

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