University Semester Abroad / Dates & Fees

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Program Dates & Fees

The USA program offers flexible fall, spring and summer options, which allow you to study at Cal State Fullerton for anywhere from 8 weeks to a full academic year.

Have questions about studying at Cal State Fullerton? Send the USA office a message and a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

Fall/Spring Semesters

USA students can study at Cal State Fullerton for a single semester or a full academic year

 

  Spring 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
Application Fee N/A N/A $150 (applicable from Spring 2023 on)
Application Deadline November 15, 2021 July 15, 2022 November 15, 2022
Program Dates January 21 - May 20, 2022 August 19 - December 16, 2022  January 21 - May 19, 2022
Tuition Fee $4,392 $4,392 $4,392
Program Fee $1,230 $1,230 $1,230
Health Insurance $782
(estimate)
$795
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$795
(estimate)
Housing $6,000
(estimate)
$6,000
(estimate)
$6,000
(estimate)

Fall/Spring Enrollment: Students on F-1 visas must enroll in twelve units of CSUF courses during a semester. To enroll in more than 12 units, please consult the USA Academic Advisor. Additional tuition fees will apply.

Costs: Stated costs are currently based on Spring 2022 amounts and provided for budgeting purposes only. The amounts will be updated, when future costs are available.

Health Insurance: All students participating in the USA program in person on the CSUF campus or virtually within the United States must purchase health insurance.

Program dates, application deadlines, tuition and fees are subject to change.

Summer Semester

New USA students must study at Cal State Fullerton for both A and B summer sessions. 

Continuing USA students should meet with the Academic Advisor to discuss summer session enrollment options.  Make an appointment  here.

  Summer 2022 Summer 2023
Application Fee N/A $150
Application Deadline Apr 30, 2022 TBD
Program Dates
(Session A + Session B)
May 31 - August 5, 2022 TBD
Tuition Fee $2,196 $2,196
Program Fee $802 $802
Health Insurance

$327

(estimate)

$327

(estimate)

Housing $3,300
(estimate)
$3,300
(estimate)

Summer Enrollment: Students on F-1 visas must enroll in six units of CSUF courses during summer session.

Costs: Stated costs are currently based on Summer 2022 amounts and provided for budgeting purposes only. The amounts will be updated, when future costs are available.

Health Insurance: All students participating in the USA program in person on the CSUF campus or virtually within the United States must purchase health insurance. Students participating in the USA program virtually from outside of the United States are not required to purchase health insurance.

Program dates, application deadlines, tuition and fees are subject to change.

Refund Policy

  • If a student withdraws before the program start date, a full refund less a $255 administrative fee will be issued. The program start date is the scheduled orientation date of the related program semester or term.
  • If a student withdraws on the first day or within 25% of the program, 65% of the tuition will be refunded. Fees are non-refundable.
  • If a student withdraws after 25% of the program has elapsed, no refund will be issued.

Note: The refund policy is subject to change at any time.

If you need to withdraw from USA, please contact the University Semester Abroad Advisor at usa@fullerton.edu.

Requests for refunds are processed through the Extension and International Programs office. This process takes approximately six weeks. Allow up to six weeks for refunds via check. If you paid with a credit card, allow 7-10 days for your refund to be credited back to your credit card. Students who are dismissed from the program because of insufficient attendance or serious misconduct are not eligible to receive a refund.

Ready to get started?

Visit How to Apply for program requirements, application instructions or to get started: your application can be entirely completed and submitted online.

We are also happy to answer any questions. Send us a note and a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.

Language Requirement

If you have met the TOEFL requirement or have received another comparable test result, you can apply for the USA program. 

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