Housing Costs

University Housing Room Rate, Payment and Fee Schedule

UPDATED AND CONFIRMED* University Housing Room Rates for 2019-2020

Apartment Type                                Summer 2019
Two- or Three-Bedroom Double$2,142
One-Bedroom Double$2,726
Apartment Type                             2019-20 Academic Year
Three-Bedroom Double$7,500
Two-Bedroom Double$7,680
One-Bedroom Double$10,360
  • The amounts listed above are per student.
  • Double refers to the number of persons per bedroom: 1-bedroom double = 2 total occupants per apartment; 2-bedroom double = 4 total occupants per apartment; and 3-bedroom double = 6 total occupants per apartment. 
  • Please note that as of the 2019-20 Academic year, a 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartment no longer cost the same. Room rates have been adjusted to reflect the total number of occupants per apartment (the more occupants per apartment, the lower the rate).
  • You will have the option of paying your Academic Year fees in one (1), two (2), or six (6) installments. Summer fees are paid in two (2) installments.
  • All utilities (electricity, gas, and water), basic cable television, and wireless Internet service are included in the housing fees listed above. 
  • A refundable $300 Security Deposit is also due before the start of occupancy. Please refer to the Application Checklist for more information on the deposit.
  • All fees are subject to change by the executive order of the Chancellor of the California State University and/or the CSUDH Administration.

* As of 5/17/2019, the fees listed above are now the official and confirmed rates for 2019-20 as approved by the University President.


Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations and refunds are subject to the following conditions:

  • Cancellations must be done through the Housing Portal before the start of occupancy.

  • The Security Deposit is refundable as follows:

- If you are denied admission to the University.
- If we are unable to assign you to a space. Your deposit will be forfeited if your cancellation is not submitted PRIOR to a space being assigned to you.

  • Room fee payments are refundable as follows:

- If you are denied admission to the University.
- If we receive your cancellation PRIOR to the official check-in date for the term you are applying.

If we receive your cancellation AFTER the official check-in date (but before you've officially checked in), you will be refunded all fees paid less the pro-rated housing charge for the number of days after the check-in date your cancellation was received. Please refer to our Cancellation Policy for more information.

For Informational purposes only: In accordance with California Assembly Bill 990 California State University, Dominguez Hills provides the typical market cost of a one bedroom apartment in areas surrounding the campus.

  • 1 Bedroom/1 Bath: $1,700 -$1,800 per month

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


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