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Tuition & Aid

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Find all the information you need about tuition costs and financial aid opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and online bachelor’s degree students.


Tuition & Costs

A Biola education is a valuable investment in your future. As you consider the cost of tuition, housing and other expenses for your studies in the U.S., keep in mind: most of our students — more than 90 percent — receive one or more forms of financial aid. We’ll advise you during the admissions process about how to make your education more affordable. To see now what you may qualify for, estimate your net price.

UNDERGRADUATE (Annual Expense, 2020-2021)GRADUATE (Varying Tuition & Cost Structures)ONLINE BACHELOR'S DEGREES English Language Program (Annual Expense, 2020-2021)
UNDERGRADUATE(Annual Expense, 2020-2021)
Type (2020-2021) Cost
Tuition (Before Aid) $43,512
Room & Board (Average) $11,039
Student Health Insurance $2,140
Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance $54,551
GRADUATE(Varying Tuition & Cost Structures)
Degree / Program Cost Per Credit Summer 2020 Per Credit Semester Audit Fee Per Credit
Master’s Programs $654 – $1,281 $654 – $1,281 $60
Doctoral Programs $672 – $1,281 $672 – $1,281 $672
Special Programs (Non-Degree) $654 – $1,281 $654 – $1,281 $60

Estimated Living Costs: $10,000
Student Health Insurance: $2,140

View Detailed Graduate Tuition and Costs

Type (2020–2021) Cost
Tuition (Per credit for major and biblical studies courses) $592
Application Fee (One-time fee) $45
Enrollment Deposit (One-time fee) $100
Books/Coursepacks $200 – $400 (Per term, approximately)
English Language Program(Annual Expense, 2020-2021)
Type (2020-2021) Cost
Tuition (Before Aid) $13,296
Room & Board (Average) $11,039
Student Health Insurance Board (15 meal plan) $1,070
Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance $25,405

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Payment Plans

Undergraduate, graduate and English Language Program international students are eligible for Biola’s payment plans. Choose from four different plans and learn about different ways to pay for your Biola education.

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International Student Scholarships

Both undergraduate and graduate international students have the opportunity to apply for university scholarships, and all eligible students can apply for the International Student Aid Grant (ISAG) once they have been admitted. Explore scholarship opportunities or contact our Office of International Admissions for more details.