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.

2016-2017 Costs

Tuition

Unit Amount Semester Annual
Flat fee for 12-18 units $18,348 $36,696

Each unit above 18 or below 12 is $1,529 per unit. The fee to audit a class is $60 per unit.

Summer Session

Cost for summer 2016 courses is $663 per unit.

Meal Plan - These are estimated costs for 2016-17

Meal Plan Semester Annual
20 Flex Meal Plan ($125 flex) $2,388 $4,776
15 Flex Meal Plan ($125 flex) $2,257 $4,514
12 Flex Meal Plan ($125 flex) $1,925 $3,850
10 Flex Meal Plan ($125 flex) $1,780 $3,560
Block Plan 175 (175 anytime meals with $125 Flex) $2,089 $4,178
10 Meal Plan $1,667 $3,334
5 Flex Meal Plan ($50 flex)* $738 $1,476
Block Plan 40 (40 anytime meals with $50 flex)* $531 $1,062

* Commuters and Biola apartment residents only.

Miscellaneous

Expense Semester
Late Registration* $200
Parking Permit* $120
Biola Health Insurance** $1097
Class Fees $60
Books $200 - $500
Personal Varies

* If applicable.

** Health insurance is required for all students enrolled in 7 or more credits and/or living in Biola designating housing. Eligible students who are unable to provide proof of coverage at the time of registration will be enrolled in the Student Health Insurance program provided through United Healthcare and charged the applicable fees. Please visit the Student Health Center website for more information.

Housing - These are estimated costs for 2016-17

Residence Hall or Apartment Semester Annual
Alpha $2,620 $5,240
Hart $2,620 $5,240
Hope $2,892 $5,784
Horton $2,892 $5,784
Horton - 1 person room $3,368 $6,736
Blackstone - standard room $2,381 $4,762
Blackstone - larger room $2,691 $5,382
Sigma $2,660 $5,320
Sigma - 2nd floor Apt. $2,696 $5,392
Stewart Quad $2,584 $5,168
Stewart Suite $2,620 $5,240
Thompson $2,660 $5,320
Beachcomber Apt. - 1 BR / 2 people $3,130 $6,260
Beachcomber Apt. - 1 BR / 3 people $2,656 $5,312
Beachcomber Apt. - 2 BR / 4 people $2,696 $5,392
La Mirada Apt. - 2 BR / 4 people $2,696 $5,392
Li Apt. - 2 BR / 4 people $2,892 $5,784
Lido Apt. - 1 BR / 2 people $3,130 $6,260
Lido Apt. - 1 BR / 3 people $2,656 $5,312
Lido Apt. - 2 BR / 4 people $2,696 $5,392
Tradewinds Apt. - 1 BR / 2 people $3,130 $6,260
Tradewinds Apt. - 1 BR / 3 people $2,656 $5,312
Tradewinds Apt. - 2 BR / 4 people $2,696 $5,392
Tropicana Apt. - 2 BR / 4 people $2,696 $5,392
Welch Apt. - 1 BR / 3 people $2,696 $5,392

Single occupancy in traditional housing is 130% of the regular rate