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Current Year Undergraduate Tuition and Costs

Review the information below to see the tuition and costs for our current school year. 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 current school year and upcoming school year (2019–20), as well as scholarship and aid options that will help you finance your education.
 

Annual Expenses Overview (2018-19)

Tuition $40,488
Room (average) $5,900
Board (15 meal plan) $4,830
Estimated Total $51,218

View Upcoming Year Tuition and Costs (2019–20)

Cost Details (2018-2019)

Tuition

Program Type Semester Tuition
(12-18 credits)
Annual Tuition
(12-18 credits)
Cost Per Credit
(1-11, 19+ credits)
Cost Per Credit
(Summer 2019)
Traditional Undergraduate$20,244 $40,488$1,687$675
English Language Program N/A N/A$536 $536
Special Student Tuition
(Non-Degree Seeking)
$20,244 $40,488$1,687 $675

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

Meal Plan

These are estimated costs for 2018-19.

Meal Plan Semester Annual
20 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $2,556 $5,112
15 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $2,415 $4,830
12 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $2,060 $4,120
10 Flex Meal Plan ($150 flex) $1,904 $3,808
Block Plan 175 (175 anytime meals with $150 Flex) $2,236 $4,472
10 Meal Plan $1,770 $3,540
5 Flex Meal Plan ($50 flex);
Commuters or Biola apartment residents only
$800 $1,600
Block Plan 40 (40 anytime meals with $50 flex);
Commuters or Biola apartment residents only
$567 $1,134

Miscellaneous

Expense Semester
Biola Health Insurance (if applicable) $1,070
Class Fees Varies
Books $200–$500
Personal Varies
Parking Permit (if applicable) $140
Late Registration (if applicable) $200

Housing

These are estimated costs for 2018–19. Single occupancy in traditional housing is 150% of the regular rate.

Residence Hall or Apartment Semester Annual
Alpha East $2,810 $5,620
Hart $2,810 $5,620
Hope North $3,100 $6,200
Horton $3,100 $6,200
Blackstone — Standard room $2,535 $5,070
Blackstone — Larger room $2,940 $5,880
Sigma $2,810 $5,620
Stewart Quad $2,810 $5,620
Stewart Suite $2,810 $5,620
Thompson $2,810 $5,620
Beachcomber Apt. — 1 BR / 2 people $3,350 $6,700
Beachcomber Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,845 $5,690
Beachcomber Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,885 $5,770
La Mirada Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,885 $5,770
La Mirada Apt. — 2 BR / 5 people $2,885 $5,770
Li Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $3,100 $6,200
Lido Apt. — 1 BR / 2 people $3,350 $6,700
Lido Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,845 $5,690
Lido Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,885 $5,770
Tradewinds Apt. — 1 BR / 2 people $3,350 $6,700
Tradewinds Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,845 $5,690
Tradewinds Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,885 $5,770
Tropicana Apt. — 2 BR / 4 people $2,885 $5,770
Welch Apt. — 1 BR / 3 people $2,885 $5,770