Housing Costs

University Housing Rates and Dates Schedule

Click here to download and view a PDF of all Housing Rates & Dates for 2020-21.

  • All amounts listed are per student.
  • The following accommodation types are available to Housing applicants as of Fall 2020:
    • Double occupancy 1-bedroom apartment = 2 total occupants per apartment.
    • Double occupancy 2-bedroom apartment = 4 total occupants per apartment.
    • Double occupancy 3-bedroom apartment = 6 total occupants per apartment.
    • Double occupancy residence hall room  = 2 total occupants per bedroom.
    • Triple occupancy residence hall room = 3 total occupants per bedroom.
    • Quadruple occupancy residence hall room = 4 total occupants per bedroom.
  • Academic Year applicants may pay their fees in one (1), two (2), or six (6) installments. Spring term applicants may pay their fees in one (1) or three (3) installments. Summer applications may pay their fees in one (1) or two (2) installments.
  • Please note: A mandatory, one-time installment fee is charged if you pay in more than one (1) installment for the Academic Year: $25 for two (2) installments, $50 for six (6) installments. New Spring applicants are charged $25 if they pay in three (3) installments. This fee is non-refundable.
  • All utilities (electricity, gas, and water) and wireless Internet service are included in the housing rate. 
  • 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.
  • A non-refundable $25 Resident Student Association (RSA) Fee is charged to all confirmed residents with an assigned Housing space once per academic year. 

All fees are subject to change by the executive order of the Chancellor of the California State University and/or the CSUDH Administration.

NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-10 health crisis, the opening of our new residence hall, scheduled for Fall 2020, has been postponed to a future date to be determined.


Cancellations and Refunds

Learn more about Cancellations and Refunds here.


 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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