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Undergraduate Scholarships & Aid

Financial aid opportunities like scholarships, grants, loans and payment plans help make your Biola education a possibility. With the personalized financial aid offer we put together for you, your actual cost of attendance could be significantly less than the “sticker price.” So apply for aid. We’re here to help.

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Explore Types of Aid

Biola offers undergraduate students financial aid through scholarships, grants and loans. These avenues, in addition to student work study and other resources, help ensure your investment here pays off in your future. Take a look at how financial aid works.

Scholarships at Biola

These awards are based on merit and don’t need to be repaid. Freshmen and transfer students can now qualify for up to $21,000 per year.


Grants are need-based awards that do not need to be repaid. This means they’re made available based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA.


Loans are need-based financial aid awards that need to be repaid with interest. They’re offered based on financial need as determined by the FAFSA.

Outside Scholarships

Explore scholarships offered outside of Biola’s Office of Financial Aid. Our search tool can help you find non-Biola scholarships applicable to you.

Scholarships for International Students

International undergraduates can apply for select scholarships, including the International Student Aid Grant.

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It's All in the Numbers


Students Receiving Aid

Over 96% of our traditional undergraduate students receive at least one form of aid, which can be used toward decreasing your true yearly cost.


Average Aid Offer

Of students who were awarded any financial aid in 2021–22, the average offer (including gift aid and loans) amounted to $31,200.


Meeting Student Needs

For full-time students who received need-based gift aid in 2021–22, the average amount of need covered was 56%.

Understand Your Options

See How Financial Aid Helps You

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Published Price

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Scholarships, Grants & Loans

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Actual Cost

Paying for your college education doesn’t have to be a guessing game. We’re here to walk alongside you as you navigate costs and financial aid options. Your true yearly cost is what remains after you receive your aid package, and in most cases it’s substantially below the full published price.

Additional Resources

Know Your Options

The Office of Financial Aid provides different resources that can help you plan out your finances as you pursue your Biola education.

Financial Aid Counseling

Have questions about the process? Call us or come by our office for a drop-in appointment with a knowledgeable financial aid counselor — they can help.

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Contact Us

The Office of Financial Aid is here to answer questions you have about the financial aid process. Contact us in person, by phone or email.

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