Undergraduate Scholarships & Aid
Financial aid opportunities like scholarships, grants, loans and payment plans help make your Biola education a possibility. Each year, Biola awards more than $70 million in aid to students — and 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.
It's All in the Numbers
Average Aid Offer
Of students who were awarded any financial aid in 2022–23, the average offer (including gift aid and loans) amounted to $33,155.
Students Receiving Aid
Every new, incoming traditional undergraduate Biola student — yes, 100% — receives at least one form of gift aid, which decreases your true yearly cost.
Total Aid Distributed
Each year, Biola University awards more than $70 million in scholarships and student aid. Calculate your estimated award using the net price calculator.
Meeting Student Needs
For full-time students who received the need-based university award, state gift aid or federal need-based gift aid in 2022–23, the average amount of need covered was 62.1%.
See How Financial Aid Helps You
Scholarships, Grants & Loans
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.
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 $22,000 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.
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.
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.
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.