Paying for Biola

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$43,512
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$11,772
On-campus Living Costs
$15,230
Off-campus Living Costs
$15,230
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,749
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$633

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Biola University are $43,512 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $43,512 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California, the undergraduate tuition & fees are expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are inexpensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Drexel University and University of San Francisco, tuition & fees of Biola University is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $45,450.
The average living cost of the school is $15,230 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $15,230.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Biola University are $43,512 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.68% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $11,772 on average. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 1.93% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$34,498 $0$34,498 $0
2017$36,696 $0$36,696 $0
2018$38,448 $0$38,448 $0
2019$40,488 $0$40,488 $0
2020$41,976 $0$41,976 $0
2021$43,512 $0$43,512 $0

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $15,230 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $15,230.
The living cost at the school has increased by 4.66% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$10,224$3,222$10,224$3,222
2017$10,560$3,222$10,560$3,222
2018$10,972$3,242$10,972$3,242
2019$11,312$3,240$11,312$3,240
2020$11,514$3,716$11,514$3,716
2021$10,560$3,716$10,560$3,716

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,970 at Biola University. The books & supplies cost has increased by 2.82% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Biola University 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,764
2017$1,764
2018$1,854
2019$1,916
2020$1,970
2021$1,970

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Biola University is $1,749 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 3.68% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $633 on average. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 1.93% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
2016$1,438 $557
2017$1,529 $575
2018$1,602 $592
2019$1,687 $621
2020$1,749 $633
2021$1,749 $633

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart