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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 (2020-21), 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 Upcoming Year Tuition and Costs (2020-21)

Cost Details (2019-2020)

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
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