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Undergraduate Tuition & Financial Aid

Find all the information you need about tuition costs and financial aid opportunities for undergrads, including the FAFSA, scholarships, grants, loans and more.

Planning Your Funds

Tuition & Costs

A Biola education is a valuable investment in your future. As you consider the cost of tuition, housing and other expenses, keep in mind: most of our students — more than 90 percent — receive one or more forms of financial aid. We'll advise you during the admissions process about how to make your education more affordable. To see now what you may qualify for, estimate your net price.

Annual Expense (2019–20) Cost
Tuition (Before Aid) $41,976
Room (Average) $6,000
Board (15 meal plan) $4,926
Estimated Annual Cost of Attendance $52,902

Net Price Calculator

Find out how much financial aid you may qualify for at Biola with our net price calculator.

Estimate Your Net Price

Apply for Aid

Begin the financial aid process with some important steps.

Start the Aid Process

Payment Plans

Looking for a flexible way to pay for your Biola education? Take a look at our payment plans for more information.

Learn About Payment Plans


UNDERSTAND YOUR OPTIONS

See How Financial Aid Helps You

Published Price

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.

WE'RE HERE TO HELP

It’s All in the Numbers

90%

Students Receiving Aid

Over 90 percent of our students receive at least one or more forms of aid, which can be used toward decreasing your true yearly cost.

$23,819

Average Aid Package

Of students who were awarded any financial aid in 2017–2018, the average aid package received amounted to about $23,819.

52%

Meeting Student Needs

For full-time students who received need-based aid in 2017–2018, the average amount of need covered was 52 percent.

Be in the know

Explore Types of Aid

Biola is committed to making your education affordable through scholarships, as well as grants and loans with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is in addition to student work and other resources that will help ensure your investment here pays off in your future. Take a look at how financial aid works.

Scholarships

These awards are based on merit, and don’t need to be repaid. We’ve significantly expanded scholarships, ranging from $5,000 to $19,000.

Grants

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

Loans

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 that are applicable to you.

Scholarships for International Students

International undergraduates can apply for select scholarships though not eligible for federal grants and loans through FAFSA.


MAKE IT COUNT

Invest In A Successful Future

Contact the Office of Financial Aid

Contact Info

Phone:
(562) 903-4742

Fax:
(562) 906-4541

Email:
finaid@biola.edu

Website:
offices.biola.edu/finaid

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Wednesday
1–4:30 p.m.

Counseling Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9–11:45 a.m., 1–4 p.m.

Wednesday
1–4 p.m.