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Undergraduate Tuition and Costs

Investing in a Biola education includes tuition, room and board (housing and a meal plan), books and miscellaneous fees or expenses. All students under 20 years old, not living at home, are required to live in on-campus housing and have a meal plan. Explore the costs for the upcoming school year and current school year (2018–19), as well as scholarship and aid options that will help you finance your education.
 

Annual Expenses Overview (2019-20)

Tuition $41,976
Room (average) $6,000
Board (15 meal plan) $4,926
Estimated Total $52,902

View Current Tuition and Costs (2018–19)

Cost Details (2019-20)

Tuition

Program Type Semester Tuition
(12-18 credits)
Annual Tuition
(12-18 credits)
Cost Per Credit
(1-11, 19+ credits)
Cost Per Credit
(Summer 2020)
Traditional Undergraduate$20,988 $41,976$1,749$700
English Language Program N/A N/A$536 $536
Pathways Programs Smart Start N/A N/A $425 $425
Special Student Tuition
(Non-Degree Seeking)
$20,988 $41,976$1,749 $700

Note: The fee to audit a class is $60 per credit.

Meal Plan

These are estimated costs for 2019-20.

Meal Plan Semester Annual
20 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $2,607 $5,214
15 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $2,463 $4,926
12 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $2,100 $4,200
10 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $1,941 $3,882
Block Plan 175 (175 anytime meals with $150 Flex) $2,280 $4,564
10 Meal Plan $1,807 $3,614
5 Flex Meal Plan ($50 flex);
Commuters or Biola apartment residents only
$816 $1,632
Block Plan 40 (40 anytime meals with $50 flex);
Commuters or Biola apartment residents only
$578 $1,156

Miscellaneous

Expense Semester
Biola Health Insurance (if applicable) $1,097
Class Fees Varies
Books $200–$500
Personal Varies
Parking Permit (if applicable) $140
Late Registration (if applicable) $200

Housing

These are estimated costs for 2019–20. Single occupancy in traditional housing is 150% of the regular rate.

Residence Hall or Apartment Semester Annual
Alpha East $2,865 $5,730
Hart $2,865 $5,730
Hope North $3,150 $6,300
Horton $3,150 $6,300
Blackstone — Standard room $2,585 $5,170
Blackstone — Larger room $3,085 $6,170
Sigma $2,865 $5,730
Stewart Quad $2,865 $5,730
Stewart Suite $2,865 $5,730
Thompson $2,865 $5,730
Beachcomber Apt. — 1 BR / 2 people $3,417 $6,834
Beachcomber Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,902 $5,804
Beachcomber Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,943 $5,886
La Mirada Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,943 $5,886
La Mirada Apt. — 2 BR / 5 people $2,943 $5,886
Li Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $3,162 $6,324
Lido Apt. — 1 BR / 2 people $3,417 $6,836
Lido Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,902 $5,804
Lido Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,943 $5,886
Tradewinds Apt. — 1 BR / 2 people $3,417 $6,834
Tradewinds Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,902 $5,804
Tradewinds Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,943 $5,886
Tropicana Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,943 $5,886
Welch Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,943 $5,886